What’s “more dire” than the financial crisis?

What’s “more dire” than the financial crisis?

If you ran into Hank Paulson and his wife Wendy on one of their nature walks, you’d never know the power this man once held.As Treasury Secretary, Paulson helped avert the second Great Depression in 2008 by doling out $700 billion in bail-out money to banks, and...
Southwest, Central Plains Face ‘Unprecedented’ Drought

Southwest, Central Plains Face ‘Unprecedented’ Drought

Climate change is creating an “unprecedented” risk of severe drought in the Southwest and Central Plains. Rising temperatures and decreasing rainfall mean that future drought could be more extreme than any drought seen in at least the past 1,000 years and the effects...
What California’s Water Crisis Means to You

What California’s Water Crisis Means to You

Why California’s drought is a disaster for your favorite fruits, vegetables, and nuts. California, supplier of nearly half of all US fruits, veggies, and nuts, is on track to experience the driest year in the past half millennium. Farms use about 80 percent of...