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1.  US issues western water cuts as drought leaves Colorado River near ‘tipping point’  

2022-08-17


The Guardian
View In: Lake Powell and the Colorado River Basin
Arizona, Nevada and Mexico affected as federal government steps in after states failed to reach agreementAfter western US states failed to reach agreements to reduce water use from the beleaguered Colorado River, the federal government stepped in on Tuesday, issuing cuts that will affect two states an...

2.  Amid Warnings of 'Catastrophic Collapse,' Feds Cut Colorado River Water Use in Arizona, Nevada  

2022-08-16


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
View In: Lake Powell and the Colorado River Basin
“Nothing has changed with today's news,” said one conservationist, “except for the fact that the Colorado River system keeps crashing.“

3.  “The results will be dire”: Extreme heat to impact a quarter of US by midcentury  

2022-08-16


Grist
View In: US Heat and Drought
Some 107 million Americans will experience heat index temperatures above 125 degrees F by 2053, according to a new report.

4.  Pipe dreams: Why far-fetched Western water projects won’t go away  

2022-08-15


Grist
View In: Lake Powell and the Colorado River Basin
There are at least half a dozen major Western water pipeline projects under consideration, ranging from ambitious to outlandish.

5.  What if we named and ranked heat waves like hurricanes?  

2022-08-15


Yale Universities Climate Connections
View In: US Heat and Drought
A California bill proposes to do just that. The post What if we named and ranked heat waves like hurricanes? appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

6.  Mexican Drought Spurs a South Texas Water Crisis  

2022-08-15


Inside Climate News
View In: Texas and Mexico Heat And Drought
This story is a collaboration of The Texas Observer and Inside Climate News. Northern Mexico’s water crisis is spilling into Texas, drying out the two bi-national reservoirs of the Rio Grande, on which millions of people and $1 billion in agriculture rely.  One reservoir, Lake Falcon, is just 9 percen...