Las Vegas Will Go Dry If Water Levels Drop 7% Further – Lake Mead Hits Record Lows

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 08/12/2014 Six weeks ago we highlighted how “screwed” Las Vegas is as the ongoing 14-year drought weighs on water levels. Today, AP reports, Lake Mead – the main source of fresh water for Las Vegas and its 40 million visitors – just hit record low levels at 1080 feet. Most... »

Southwest braces as Lake Mead water levels drop

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
By Paul Martin 8/12/2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Once-teeming Lake Mead marinas are idle as a 14-year drought steadily drops water levels to historic lows. Officials from nearby Las Vegas are pushing conservation, but are also drilling a new pipeline to keep drawing water from the lake. Hundreds of miles away, farmers who receive water from... »

Brace for a September ‘polar vortex’

Saturday, August 9, 2014
By Paul Martin August 7, 2014 It’s already August, which means fall is around the corner – and another winter no longer seems that far away. Forecasters are out with some predictions about the weather we can expect in the coming months: – A polar vortex (if we’re allowed to call it that when it’s not... »

If California’s Drought Weren’t Scary Enough, Now It May Trigger Earthquakes

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
By Paul Martin

Scientists believe the risk of quakes is growing as the state drains groundwater reserves near the San Andreas Fault. By Chris Clarke August 04, 2014 California’s drought has reached epic proportions. Nearly 60 percent of the state is in exceptional drought—the most severe category—and farmers are depleting groundwater reserves at record rates as... »

Water costs skyrocket 1,000% where half the nation’s fruits, vegetables and nuts are grown

Sunday, August 3, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes Sunday, August 03, 2014 It is not as if there aren’t any economic factors influencing the price of groceries these days. Transportation alone, thanks to skyrocketing fuel prices, has lifted the cost of everything we buy at the grocery store. Now, one of the worst droughts in U.S. history... »

California wake-up call: Extreme drought will lead to migration exit and real estate collapse

Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Mike Adams Saturday, August 02, 2014 A shocking 58 percent of the state of California is now in a state of “exceptional drought,” according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. (1) “The drought’s incredible three-year duration has nearly depleted both the state’s topsoil moisture and subsoil moisture reserves, according to Brad Rippey of... »

The UN Is Planning to Migrate Americans From California

Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Dave Hodges Aug. 2, 2014 The United States Drought Monitor map is showing that 58% of the state is currently experiencing an “exceptional drought” stage. This represents a 22% increase from just a week ago. Droughts can prove devastating to a community as widespread crop and pasture losses and shortages of water... »

The Drought Goes From Bad To Catastrophic

Friday, August 1, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 08/01/2014 As we previously commented, when scientists start using phrases such as “the worst drought” and “as bad as you can imagine” to describe what is going on in the western half of the country, you know that things are bad. However, in recent weeks the dreadful situation in California... »

California drought: ‘May have to migrate people’

Thursday, July 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

Mark Koba July 30, 2014 It’s going from worse to worst each week in California. Suffering in its third year of drought, more than 58 percent of the state is currently in “exceptional drought” stage, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map. That marks a huge jump from just seven days ago,... »

America Might Soon Witness A Second Dust Bowl-Like Migration

Sunday, July 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

Pete Saunders Jul. 27, 2014 Debates still persist about the impact of climate change, but from my perspective, the early results are in. We are now reaching the point where cities, metro areas and states will have to consider taking bold and assertive measures to even maintain their current quality of life levels.... »

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