Thursday, February 14, 2008

Lake Mead's going dry -- a selection of stories

Rather than try to boil anything down, I'll give you an array of links to this shocking news from the "Cadillac Desert" in the American West -- the fruits of unrestrained dam-building in the 20th century:

Daily Green
Lake Mead, Powell at risk of drying up
Salt Lake Tribune, United States - 3 hours ago
The report, "When will Lake Mead go dry?" says the Nevada reservoir and its upstream neighbor, Lake Powell, could drop so low gravity won't be able to move ...
What Water Crisis Looks Like: Lake Mead Could Be Dry in 2021 Wired News
Climate change may dry up US water source Times of India
google news commentComment by Ronnie Cohen, Senior Policy Analyst Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
The Associated Press - New York Times · Science/Tech
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Lake Mead may go dry by 2021
CNET, CA - Feb 12, 2008
There is a 50 percent chance that Lake Mead, which was created by the Hoover Dam and the Colorado River, will go dry by 2021 because of escalating human ...
Lake Mead Could Dry Up In 13 Years
KQCA,, CA - 16 hours ago
PHOENIX -- Here's a global-warming wakeup call for thirsty people in the Southwest: Scientists say Lake Mead is in danger of drying up. ...
Lake Mead Dry by 2021?
About - Cities & Towns, NY - Feb 12, 2008
... is a 50 percent chance that Lake Mead, the nation's largest man-made reservoir, will go dry by 2021 because of increasing demand and climate change. ...

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