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    California Celebrities Exceeding Water Use Limits Amid Drought

    California Celebrities Exceeding Water Use Limits Amid Drought

    Famous celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Hart and Dwyane Wade, are greatly exceeding water use limits in Southern California amid an ongoing drought. Over 2,000 customers were recently issued “notices of exceedance” by the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, meaning these customers used over 150% of their monthly limit for water […]

    Torrential Rain Floods Drought-Stricken Southwest

    Torrential Rain Floods Drought-Stricken Southwest

    Heavy rains set off significant flooding from Arizona to Texas that killed at least one person in Mesquite on Monday in a wild weather whiplash for a region that has seen drought and extreme heat this summer. Climate change, mainly caused by the extraction and combustion of fossil fuels, is making both droughts and extreme precipitation events […]

    Drought and Heat Bring ‘False Autumn’ to UK Trees

    Drought and Heat Bring ‘False Autumn’ to UK Trees

    People across the UK have noticed trees changing color and losing their leaves early, but this isn’t because of a sudden cold snap. In fact, the opposite is to blame. A summer of heat waves and drought worsened by the climate crisis is putting pressure on the nation’s trees and might even kill some of […]

    Drought Reveals Long-Submerged Settlements in Europe

    Drought Reveals Long-Submerged Settlements in Europe

    The Welsh village of Llanwddyn is the latest submerged settlement to be revealed by falling water levels as Europe’s worst drought in centuries continues to parch the region. Residents of Llanwddyn were displaced in the 1880s by the Liverpool Corporation Waterworks to make way for a reservoir for that rapidly growing industrial city. The then-submerged […]

    ‘New Normal’ Drought Grips Europe

    ‘New Normal’ Drought Grips Europe

    More than 100 French municipalities have no running drinking water as the country enters its fourth heat wave this summer while drought tightens its grip on Europe. Sixty percent of land in the EU and UK was under a drought warning or alert in mid-July, the European Drought Observatory said Monday. “No similar data in the last 230 years […]