The meat industry is the only major source of greenhouse gases in the U.S. excluded from filing annual emission reports.
A conflict with Mennonites in Mexico is the latest example of a world grappling with depleting water sources and increasingly violent conflicts erupting where water shortages have taken hold.
The Union of Concerned Scientists has concluded that the state needs to build underground water storage systems beneath cities to capture storm runoff, which can be used later during drought years.
Arizonans are debating what actions to take after a Reveal investigation showed the state’s limited aquifers are being drained to grow and ship crops overseas.
If California gets hit by a strong El Niño with heavy snow and rain, sinking levees in the Central Valley are more likely to fail and send floodwaters racing across farms, highways and neighborhoods.
Saudi Arabia’s largest dairy company, Almarai, bought 9,600 acres of land in a desert in the American Southwest. The company then converted it into hay fields to feed cows back home.
California’s historic sinking is starting to hit home – literally. In the El Nido region, homes are beginning to sink and crack.
For nearly a century, Californians have drained an incredible amount of water from the ground to grow crops and water landscaping. But the practice is not sustainable, and the water has not returned.
Not too long ago in that idyllic Central Coast city, an overdependence on groundwater became a destructive and expensive problem that today could serve as a warning to cities and counties throughout the state.
While the state’s drought-induced sinking is well known, new details highlight just how severe it has become and how little the government has done to