Overall Green alert Drought for Western USA-2020
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014139
Name: Western USA-2020
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of May 2020
Duration: 124 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 115116 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 238 | About casualties: 29 | Last hour: 0

Data Prove Climate Change Is Not Making Droughts, Heatwaves, or Wildfi ... Sun, 20 Sep 2020 23:15:00 +0200.

in the western United States. The problem is, and it’s a big problem for those making these claims, data don’t support them. Sadly, the mainstream liberal media, in search of attention-grabbing headlines, routinely ignore this fact. For ins
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Data Prove Climate Change Is Not Making Droughts, Heatwaves, or Wildfi ... Sun, 20 Sep 2020 23:06:00 +0200.

in the western United States. The problem is, and it’s a big problem for those making these claims, data don’t support them. Sadly, the mainstream liberal media, in search of attention-grabbing headlines, routinely ignore this fact. For ins
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Climate Change Driving Forests To Smaller And Younger TreesSun, 20 Sep 2020 08:37:00 +0200.

Our planet’s forests are adapting to global warming, as one would expect. But their trees are getting shorter and younger. And that’s going to continue for a long time. Burned forest are a natural phenomenon, and can recover if conditions a
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Impedire il degrado dei suoli può prevenire e gestire le guerre e prot ... Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:56:00 +0200.

Intervenendo a un briefing virtuale humanitarian impact of continued degradation, peace and security, il segretario esecutivo della United Nations convention to combat desertification (Unccd), Ibrahim Thiaw, ha ricordato al Consiglio di sic
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