Tag: Kentucky

Due to climate change, Nevada says goodbye to grass - CBS News
In Las Vegas, Nevada, it’s come to this: climate change has helped make water ever more scarce, so under a new Nevada law, the grass has got to go. “When we look at outdoor water use in Southern Nevada, landscaping far and away is the largest water user, and of that, it’s grass,” said Bronson […]
St. Louis and Kentucky floods: How climate change intensified them - The Washington Post
In the natural world, water is controlled by absorption into soils and evacuation into streams and rivers. Man-made measures to regulate water include culverts and storm drains. But these systems have limits, depending on their design and location, and the intensity of the rain. Once these systems are overwhelmed, water begins to run off in […]
As climate change accelerates, Americans increasingly turn to native plants - The Washington Post
One late summer day, a monarch butterfly crawled from its chrysalis in a suburban Maryland garden, stretched open two orange wings to dry in the sun and took flight. It tarried in the garden for a while, stopping to bask in the sunlight and slurp nectar from a row of inviting milkweed. Soon it was […]
Federal judge puts brakes on Biden's climate-change order - Washington Times
A federal judge last week blocked the Biden administration’s effort to adopt a social cost on carbon and other greenhouse gases, handing a win to 10 Republican attorneys general who accused the president of overstepping his authority. U.S. District Court Judge James D. Cain Jr. granted a preliminary injunction Friday shutting down the implementation of […]
Why we still don’t fully understand the tornado-climate change relationship
The tornadoes that recently struck the U.S. are some of the most destructive and deadly in history. The death toll in Kentucky, the hardest hit state, reached 80 on Monday, with dozens still unaccounted for. The scale of destruction and timing of the tornadoes so late in the year—most tornadoes occur in the spring and […]
Liberals use deadly tornados to attack Republicans on climate change | Fox News
Leachville Mayor Rodney Robertson describes the state of his town after a tornado hits on ‘Fox Report.’ NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Several liberals on Twitter, including politicians and celebrities, pointed the finger at climate change and Republicans following devastating tornados in western Kentucky that killed at least 70 people. Democratic Rep. […]