Vulnerable US Cities Face Drought
by Evelyn Browning
Tue, 1 Feb 2011
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SUMMARY: The current La Niña and several long-term natural climate factors will worsen potential drought for the ten US cities that are “running out of water.”
Resources like water can no longer be taken for granted because we are in a period of dramatic climate change. For water users – from the simple gardener to farmers and ranchers to urban managers – this can present horrendous problems. For investors – this can present tremendous opportunities or potential unexpected losses.