A study published Wednesday says the Washington metro area’s water is at risk, but not in the way you might think.
An index frequently used by scientists to predict drought trends – trends whose increased frequency and intensity were blamed on global warming – may have been misused, resulting in possibly inaccurate findings.
The government, including the USDA, will buy up to $170 million worth of pork, lamb, chicken and catfish to help drought-stricken farmers, the White House said Monday as President Barack Obama brought his re-election campaign to rural voters in Iowa.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is asking federal officials for drought aid for 13 of the state’s 23 counties.
America smashed the record for billion-dollar weather disasters this year with a deadly dozen — and counting.