Tagged: drought


UN calls to reforest Kilimanjaro

Reforesting Africa’s highest mountain could ease East Africa’s severe water shortages, according to a new report from the UN environment agency. Vital water supplies across large parts of East Africa are now under threat...


Extreme weather on the rise

Extreme weather events such as heat waves and droughts but also longer cold periods will occur more frequently in the future, scientists warned at a conference in Paris. They want world leaders at the...


Even the ideas are drying up

California has yet to find a solution to its water crisis. Despite state-imposed measures to limit water consumption, residents are still wasting water as prices continue to remain low. As John Dyer in Boston...