Does the environment have enough water to sustain ecosystems, agriculture, and local economies that depend on it?
That’s an excellent question. Sadly all trends, not to mention human actions, seem to be pushing the problem in the wrong.
Big talk at big meetings, that don’t translate into any genuine action or changes, are worthless. So we talk at the table, and go back to beating up on each other every other place.
Unfortunately like they say in the movies, we can (could have) done this the easy way, or we will do it the hard way.
New Drought.gov a one-stop NOAA resource for all things drought
Adam Lang, January 20, 2021
NIDIS, NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System, has launched a redesigned U.S. Drought Portal to better serve stakeholders, decision makers, the media, and the public.
The new website, Drought.gov, features updated content and new interactive architecture designed to provide actionable, shareable information, and easy-to-understand graphics describing current drought conditions and forecasts by city, county, state, zip code, and at watershed to global scales. Drought.gov aggregates and presents drought impact data for economic sectors such as agriculture, energy, water utilities, tourism and recreation, bringing together interactive maps and data in one place, which you won’t find anywhere else. …