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Drought news and analysis from The Nation
April 20, 2017
The World Hasn’t Had This Many People Dying of Starvation and Disease Since World War II
And the United States is complicit in their death.
Michael T. Klare
April 18, 2017
The Other Poison Gas Killing Syrians: Carbon Dioxide Emissions
If Trump and his cronies really cared about children killed by noxious gases, they wouldn’t be trying to spew ever more CO
into the atmosphere.
November 10, 2015
Splinterlands: The View From 2050
A dystopian fictional tour of the world that awaits us.
September 9, 2015
Yemen, the World’s Next Great Refugee Crisis
As the civil war heats up amid intervention by the Gulf monarchies, thousands are fleeing every day.
August 27, 2015
Letters From the September 14-21, 2015, Issue
The end of water… a nuclear double standard… sharing the austerity…
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August 17, 2015
If You Want to Know the Future of the Climate, Look at California
California’s struggle with climate change will soon reach the rest of the country.
July 24, 2015
How Israel Uses Water to Control Palestinian Life
The relentless scarcity is purposeful and integral to Israel’s strategy of “demographic balance.”
July 15, 2015
The California Drought Is Just the Beginning of Our National Water Emergency
For years, Americans dismissed dire water shortages as a problem of the Global South. Now the crisis is coming home.
July 14, 2015
Welcome to Fairmead, California, Where You Have to Walk a Mile for a Sip of Water
For some Californians the drought means brown lawns. For others, it means nothing to drink.
April 21, 2015
Snapshot: Scorched Earth in California