Tuesday Top of the Scroll: The American west’s climate hellscape is just a preview
For the past few weeks, the American West has been confronting a hellish climate nightmare of scorching heat waves, a severe drought, and raging wildfires. And it’s not just the West—or even the United States. In typically chilly Siberia, ground temperatures reached a blistering 118 degrees Fahrenheit. The Middle East has been gripped by a searing heat wave and a drought that has especially hammered Syria. In late June, a small Canadian village was almost completely consumed by wildfire. China is also bracing for another year of extreme weather…
- The Guardian: American west stuck in cycle of ‘heat, drought and fire’, experts warn
- KSBY: Could already bad drought conditions get worse for California?
- ABC 10 San Diego: From wildfires to water supply - The threats of western drought, and the climate change connection