Tag Archive: Drought

Drought intensifies in the South, no end in sight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Record-breaking triple-digit temperatures were prolonging a devastating drought that has been baking the South and the dry spell could extend into next year and beyond, climate experts said on Thursday. “Just… Continue reading

Drought Spreads Pain From Florida to Arizona

COLQUITT, Ga. — The heat and the drought are so bad in this southwest corner of Georgia that hogs can barely eat. Corn, a lucrative crop with a notorious thirst, is burning up… Continue reading

Food price explosion ‘will devastate the world’s poor’

Food prices will soar by as much as 30% over the next 10 years, the United Nations and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development have predicted. Angel Gurría, secretary-general of the OECD, said… Continue reading

Dead Sea disappearing day by day

The Dead Sea has been drying up at a dramatic rate in recent decades as a result mostly of human demands for water. But instead of letting the historic body of water continue… Continue reading