Thursday, June 30, 2011

Hydrologic cycle in serious trouble - Gas & Oil Party and corporate media engaging in distracting circus

AP/Nati Harnik
The Fort Calhoun nuclear power station, in Fort Calhoun, Neb., is surrounded by flood waters from the Missouri River, earlier this month.

How Bad is the Texas Drought? “In Austin, They are Praying for a Hurricane” | ThinkProgress: "More than 6.8 million acres in the central United States have been swamped after record spring rainfall overwhelmed rivers already swollen from the melting of a heavy winter snow pack….
Meanwhile, the southern United States is dealing with one of the most extreme droughts since the dust bowl of the 1930s, and the dry conditions have led to massive and uncontrollable wildfires."