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World’s largest tree wrapped in fire-resistant blanket due to threat of California wildfires

The General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest was wrapped for protection against the possibility of intense flames, officials said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/world-s-largest-tree-wrapped-fire-resistant-blanket-due-threat-n1279420 Droolin’…

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Three new wild fires ignite in California as Caldor fire slows

Three new wildfires ignited in California on Sunday as the state reported progress in containing the Caldor fire. The Aruba fire sparked in San Diego…

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The Caldor Fire Has Taken an Ominous Turn Toward Lake Tahoe

While the Gulf South is underwater, the West is ablaze in a serious way. On Sunday, fire officials put residents of the city of South…

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Drought, fires and politics put Biden’s California water plans on hold

As climate-driven drought and wildfires rage in California, the Biden administration is struggling to navigate the hard politics that come with deciding who gets access…

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Lawmakers urge Biden and FEMA to declare drought disaster in West

California Rep. Jared Huffman and fellow Democratic Rep. Joe Neguse from Colorado are urging President Joe Biden to declare a drought disaster in the West….

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Explosive California wildfire ‘knocking on the door’ of Tahoe area

Securing more resources to fight the fire is the “No. 1 priority in the nation,” the state’s top fire official said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/explosive-california-wildfire-knocking-door-tahoe-area-n1277493 Droolin’ Dog…

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California Just Approved 5 Temporary Gas Plants as Drought Cripples Hydropower

Wildfires and declining water levels at reservoirs have threatened California’s power supply at various points this summer. Desperate to avoid blackouts amid the compounding crisis,…

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Satellite images show impact of West’s historic drought on Colorado River region in just 1 year

Newly released satellite images of the Colorado River and Lake Mead in Nevada show the impact the historic drought has had on the region in…

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Biggest US reservoir declares historic shortage, forcing water cuts across west

Officials issue first-ever declaration of tier 1 shortage at Lake Mead as it falls to lowest level since its creation Officials have declared a dire…

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Satellite Images Reveal Greece’s Hell on Earth

Satellite images of the Greek island of Evia reveal in stark relief the devastation wrought by climate change-fueled wildfires that have ripped through the Mediterranian…

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Powerful heat wave to cause 100-degree temperatures for 25 million in the U.S. this week

Heat warnings and advisories are in effect for at least two dozen states through the end of the week. 25 million people are projected to…

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Dixie Fire explodes to largest blaze in U.S., third largest in California

Seven of the largest wildfires in California history have all ignited since 2018, which one expert said is largely fueled by drought and forest conditions….

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How the California Megadrought Is Affecting Food Prices

The West is currently facing its worst megadrought in at least 1,200 years. This has caused multiple states to impose water restrictions, and it doesn’t…

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The Dixie Fire Destroys an Entire California Town as Danger Continues

A town in Northern California has been nearly completely destroyed after the Dixie Fire charged through late Wednesday. The state’s largest wildfire tore through the…

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Rare California water restrictions hit farmers amid dire shortages

Officials approve new rules that will bar farmers and landowners from using water drawn from key watershed Faced with dire water shortages and a severe…

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Iran water: What’s causing the shortages?

Iranian officials have warned of historic drought while experts blame years of poor water management. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/58012290 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Utah’s Great Salt Lake Is Officially at Its Lowest Point in Recorded History

Water levels in Utah’s Great Salt Lake have officially dwindled to their lowest ever recorded. It’s an effect of the megadrought that has impacted water…

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Lake Powell, Second-Largest Reservoir in U.S., Hits Record Low as Megadrought Worsens

Amid the West’s dire megadrought, there’s more bad news on the water front. Lake Powell, a crucial reservoir on the Colorado River, has now hit…

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Water level in Utah’s Great Salt Lake hits historic low

• Level likely to drop further in coming months, official says • Millions of birds rely on lake as boats left high and dry The…

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Oregon Bootleg Fire: Evacuations as largest US fire burns 300,000 acres

The Bootleg Fire has burned an area larger than New York City and forced thousands to evacuate. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-57890935 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Northern California wildfire triggers evacuations as 70 large blazes burn across West

A fast-growing wildfire in northern California led to evacuation orders, a highway closure and a bike event cancelation — as the threat of “dry lightning”…

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Officials Pull ‘Emergency Lever’ as Lake Powell Plunges Toward Dangerous New Low

The latest megadrought alarm bell just went off in the West. The Bureau of Reclamation began emergency water releases from reservoirs upstream in the Colorado…

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