The global water crisis – caused by drought, flood, and climate change – is less about supply than it is about recognizing water's true value, using it efficiently, and planning for a different future, say experts.
Several factors, including La Niña events, have contributed to the expanded drought, meteorologists say. Conditions in the West may be setting up for a 'megadrought' by century's end, researchers warn.
Melting ice on Mt. Kilimanjaro is mirrored on other tropical summits around the world affected by global warming.
Effect of natural drought cycle and climate change is restoration of the grasslands of centuries ago.