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How Israel has defeated drought for decades and what Cape Town (and the Southeast) can learn

I’ve previously posted about the exceptional drought which is currently threatening Cape Town, South Africa. Drought has also been a threat to the Southeast, especially the 2007 drought which caused concern that Atlanta and Athens in Georgia might run out of water. Here is an interesting story from Business Insider…
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SERCH: How do FSA and NRCS employees deal with changes in climate (survey)?

The USDA Climate Hubs recently published a paper describing the results of a survey of their field agents and how they are dealing with increases in extreme weather and changes in climate over recent decades. You can read more information about the report at https://www.climatehubs.oce.usda.gov/hubs/topic/usda-field-staff-surveys. According to that page, “In order…
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Drought expands in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia

This week’s Drought Monitor shows a slight decrease in drought conditions in northwest Alabama and in North Carolina as well as a reduction in abnormally dry conditions in Florida. Drought slightly expanded in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia due to lack of rainfall in those areas. Most of the Southeast…
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