The first major analysis of streams and rivers in the U.S., has found that 20 major rivers are warming at 0.02-0.14 degrees per year. Urban areas in general and the Delaware River in particular are warming fastest. Mitigation and adaption strategies are needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
OUR TAKE: Extreme Weather/Kicking The Fossil Fuel Habit By ClimateYou Senior Editors George Ropes & Abby Luby
The American West, especially California, has always been subject to droughts, fires, and floods. But human-induced climate heating tipped the Western weather system into overdrive. 2020 was an exceptional year for drought, wildfires, and floods. 2021 was even more exceptional. Lake Mead, the nation’s largest reservoir, lying between