Posts Tagged ‘Water Levels’

DOE Offers Dire Warnings Of Climate Change’s Impact On Energy Grid

report warns about the massive direct and indirect impacts climate change is expected to have on the United States’ energy grid in the coming years. Citing a shortage of cooling water for power plants, low water levels hampering coal barge and o…

Animated: How The West Coast Will Look Under 25 Feet Of Water

San Francisco, get ready to get your feet wet. Back in April, artist Nickolay Lamm put together a collection of illustrations of what some of the East Coast’s popular tourist destinations would look like under 25 feet of water, the potential sea level…

Rise in Roadkill Requires New Solutions

In the 1960s widening U.S. Highway 27 just north of Tallahassee cut Florida's Lake Jackson into two sections. When water levels fell too low in either part, thousands of turtles, frogs, snakes and alligators would hit the road to head for the other…

Budget cuts could threaten U.S. flood warning system

Budget cuts are forcing a U.S. agency to turn off hundreds of stream gauges experts say help communities prepare for floods like those that hit Iowa last month. The federal spending cuts, known as sequester, have forced the U.S. Geological Survey to b…

Business suffers as Great Lakes hit record low water levels

A view of Lake Ontario with the Toronto skyline in the background. (QMI Agency files) People who depend on the Great Lakes to make a living are struggling as Huron and Michigan hit their lowest water …

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