Overall Orange alert Drought for Mexico-USA-2020
in Mexico, United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1014182
Name: Mexico-USA-2020
Countries: Mexico, United States
Start Date: Begin of Jun 2020
Duration: 122 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 500131 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 182 | About casualties: 33 | Last hour: 0

Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the cl ... Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:49:00 +0200.

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary
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Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the cl ... Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:45:00 +0200.

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary
...(more)
Global warming is in evidence locally on the Norfolk Broads, where coa ... Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:32:00 +0200.

“There is too much carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere and not enough coming back into the planet,” explains Asher Minns, executive director at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research , which is celebrating its 20th anniversary
...(more)
Disastrous Duo: Heatwaves and DroughtsTue, 29 Sep 2020 16:59:00 +0200.

Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the United States, according to a new study led by researchers from McGill University. Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly co
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (32), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),