Tag: Drought

Water funds attract $35 billion as drought drains reservoirs. A new report asks if they are worth it

As extreme drought and water shortages plague the U.S. West and beyond, water funds have attracted about $35 billion of assets under management, according to...

Some Climate Change Effects May Be Irreversible, U.N. Panel Says

Rising seas, melting ice caps and other effects of a warming climate may be irreversible for centuries and are unequivocally driven by greenhouse-gas emissions from...

California Could Cut Off Water From Thousands Of Farmers In Historic Drought

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are planning to stop thousands of farmers from taking water out of the state’s major rivers and streams because...

Opinion: Record heat and your retirement: Why the climate crisis should factor into your financial plan

The Pacific Northwest is currently experiencing a record heat wave so severe that statisticians say it should happen only once a millennium, but which climatologists...

Taiwan’s Leader Hurt by Recent Setbacks

TAIPEI—Taiwan and its leader, Tsai Ing-wen, were riding high last year as the island fended off the coronavirus, expanded its economy and won vocal support...