Spring Thaw to Trigger Midwest Floods;
California Catastrophic Drought Locked In says NOAA in their official spring outlook, reports Andrea Thompson at Climate Central. The snow accumulation from all that frigid weather is likely to cause flooding, while no let-up is expected on the western drought, which has California preparing for even worse wildfires. Despite the frigid weather in the US, the period of December thru February was the 8th warmest globally and California had its warmest winter on record, worsening an already catastrophic drought.
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
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