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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.

16 hours ago

Icy Water In NYC (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

America The Beautiful (And Freezing)

Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.

02/25/2015

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Study Warns Megadroughts Could Devastate The American Southwest

Scientists warn there is an 85 percent chance a drought lasting 35 years or more will plague the Southwest before the end of this century.

02/12/2015

Warming global temperatures increase the risk of droughts lasting a decade or more, warn researchers. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Drought The Focus Of Multi-State Workshop In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Water experts from 11 Western states, several hydrology engineers and federal officials are talking about drought during a two-day workshop in Las Vegas organized by the Western Governors’ Association. The meetings Monday and […]

CBS Las Vegas–12/08/2014

Warming global temperatures increase the risk of droughts lasting a decade or more, warn researchers. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Study: Southwest Could Face Megadrought This Century

Southern Nevada faces an 80 percent risk of a 10-year-long dry spell, warn researchers.

09/03/2014

Drought And Climate Change Threaten Colorado River Basin. (credit:  David McNew/Getty Images)

Water Levels At Nevada’s Lake Mead Drop To New Low

Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.

07/08/2014

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Dry Weather Could Set Record

Las Vegas is in the midst of one of its longest dry spells ever.

06/26/2014

Government report warns hotter weather and less rain will threaten crops and wildlife. (Getty Images)

Climate Report: Southwest Faces Even Hotter, Drier Conditions

Farmers, residents will be dealing with droughts and heatwaves which will increase risk of wildfires throughout the region.

05/06/2014

File photo of an area affected by drought. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drought Prompts Natural Disaster Declaration In Nevada

Federal officials have declared nine Nevada counties as primary natural disaster areas because of a drought.

01/16/2014

File photo of horses on drought-plagued land. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Navajos Round Up Horses On Drought-Stricken Land

Navajo Nation rangers have rounded up numerous horses in northwestern New Mexico under an operation conducted as part of the tribe’s response to the continuing drought.

08/19/2013

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