Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 11 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Oct 2023
Duration: 132 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 130787 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 458 | About casualties: 12 | Last hour: 0

Climate, drought, and the disrupted future of global trade2024-03-01T22:14+0100.

By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou, Sophia Busch. Over 80 percent of all global trade in goods and commodities is carried through waterways. But climate change threatens the efficient functioning of waterways, canals, and seaports—and therefore is
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Climate: hydroelectricity production in crisis “because of global warm ... 2024-03-01T20:05+0100.

2024-03-01T19:03:49.644Z. Highlights: Recurring droughts, intensified by global warming, are reducing the quantity of water available in dams. According to a report from the International Energy Agency, electricity production from hydraulic
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Daily Top News: PETA Calls Out Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce for Zoo V ... 2024-03-01T16:16+0100.

Every day, One Green Planet brings you today’s top news. For those who don’t have a lot of time to look through the news each day, this will be a great resource and an easy way to catch up! Here you’ll find different categories of news and
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Cierra asamblea sobre medio ambiente centrada en el multirateralismo2024-03-01T13:05+0100.

Nairobi, 1 mar (Prensa Latina) La VI Asamblea de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (UNEA-6) cierra sus puertas hoy en la capital de Kenia enfocada en aumentar las acciones multilaterales para hacer frente al cambio climático. Duran
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),