Chevron USA admitted that to meet a goal of developing a half million barrels of oil from sedimentary rock in northwest Colorado it would need 120,000 acre feet of water a year. That’s enough to meet the needs of 1 million people per year.
While deeply flawed, the new climate fiction movie "Snowpiercer" totally passes the “Lost” test. Like the mind-bending TV series, the movie is very entertaining if you don’t spend any time thinking about the plot and you do not watch the last 5 minutes.
The Kenyan government has announced that it will start providing food and water for wildlife in the national parks worst affected by the drought now gripping much of East Africa. It's a desperate attempt to save the iconic animals that attract thousands of camera-toting tourists every year to the birthplace of the safari.
Lake Mead, which is formed by the Hoover Dam, has been suffering for years as an expansive drought across the west coupled with rising temperatures and populations stresses the massive manmade body of water.