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October 1, 2020: Other than some rain which brought brief relief to the Pacific Northwest late last week, much of the West has seen persistent and consistent heat and drought for the last several months. Unfortunately, the pattern is stuck on repeat, and it is unlikely to change any time soon. For much of the summer and now...
September 27, 2020: Heat waves and droughts are each bad enough on their own. A new study found that the two hazards are occurring simultaneously in the United States with startling frequency.
September 25, 2020: Country has one month to deliver outstanding 289m cubic metres and ensure water for 14 major cities and growersMexican farmers in the drought-stricken state of Chihuahua are pitted against riot squads from the national guard in an increasingly violent standoff over their government’s decision to ship scarce water ...
September 23, 2020: A new study finds that what used to be a rare weather double whammy has been occurring more frequently in recent decades because of climate change.
September 22, 2020: If talent production continues at today’s pace, the information technology industry has a real problem on its hands – and it’s only going to get worse.
September 19, 2020: Cloud of soot from fire heads towards São Paulo as nearly fifth of Pantanal wetland destroyed by blazeFires that have devastated a Brazilian tropical wetlands region famed for its wildlife were started by humans and exacerbated by its worst drought in nearly 50 years, according to Brazilian authorities, firefighter...
September 15, 2020: In climate change, the Four Horsemen have a perfect force of destruction. Maybe these fires and floods will be a wakeup call to stop stallingAs the west coast burns into an orange hellscape you have to wonder if those preaching the end of time aren’t on to something. The people smart enough to make a cellphone hav...
September 11, 2020: Climate forecasters said the pattern would affect weather across the globe.
September 11, 2020: As parts of California slip further into drought, a dry La Niña winter would make those conditions worse and heighten wildfire danger into 2021.
September 5, 2020: How many more scorched summers can the king grape of Napa Valley survive?
August 31, 2020: The blazing heat and sparse rains of a long summer pushed more than a third of the United States into drought.
August 26, 2020: Hot, dry conditions make Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah fertile ground for enormous blazesMore than two dozen wildfires are burning across the American south-west as the region’s summers continue getting hotter and drier, laying bare the intensifying consequences of climate change.A continued drought this ...
August 26, 2020: Paul George ended his playoff struggles with a game-high 35 points to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a win over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of their Western Conference playoff series Tuesday night.
August 20, 2020: High temperatures and dry weather have been ongoing for a prolonged stretch in much of the southwestern United States and unfortunately for the extremely busy firefighters in the region, forecasters say that is unlikely to change any time soon. With high pressure in firm control over the Southwest, the pattern that ...
August 20, 2020: The annual Champagne harvest began August 17, two weeks sooner than last year and the earliest date in history following a summer of drought.
August 17, 2020: California Gov. Jerry Brown is preparing to spend nearly 00 million to fight the state's drought crisis. Norah O'Donnell reports.
August 17, 2020: Low production and consistent demand have caused record high prices of beef. CBS News' Anna Werner reports on how the nation's extreme drought is affecting restaurants, cattle ranchers, and shoppers.
August 14, 2020: Over-harvesting and an influx of oxygen-depleting algae have severely depleted the Gulf Coast oyster population, and the industry is suffering. CBS News' Danielle Nottingham reports.
August 14, 2020: The French government today announced a new package of aid for farms suffering the effects of months without adequate rainfall.
August 14, 2020: Many parts of California are experiencing dangerous wildfire conditions. CBS News' Bill Whitaker reports.
August 14, 2020: Flames from a devastating wildfire in Glendora, Calif., have died down, but severe drought is keeping firefighters across Southern California on high alert. The region hasn't seen a drop of rain all month, and California's governor, Jerry Brown, has declared a state of emergency. Carter Evans reports.
August 14, 2020: The relentless drought in California is taking its toll on the state's multi-million-dollar wine industry. The hills of Napa Valley are usually lush in February, but this year they are the exact opposite. Some wineries may soon have to rely on wells and recycled water. Carter Evans reports.
August 14, 2020: Rain in San Francisco provided a much-needed break in California's record drought. In the short term, meteorologists say precipitation is expected in northern California this weekend. Long term, the possible return the El Nino weather pattern next winter could bring above average-rainfall to the state. John Blacksto...
August 14, 2020: President Obama announced that 60 million of federal aid will go to farmers in California where the extended drought has turned into a catastrophe. Bill Whitaker talked with a farmer who took part in a roundtable discussion on how to get through the crisis.
August 14, 2020: A powerful stream of moisture is bringing much-needed precipitation to drought-stricken parts of Northern California. For many areas, though, the heavy rain, wind and snow are too much; and,It was a year ago this week that the pursuit of a former LA cop and accused killer Christopher Dorner reached its climax. Carte...