Tagged: drought

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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...

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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...

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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...