Rivers are drying up, but it’s not too late to help. Here’s where to start

CNN – The Mississippi River was running so low in October, you could walk to an island that should only be accessible by boat. This summer, the Danube River that flows through much of central Europe got so shallow, you could see sunken warships from World War II at the bottom of it. Water levels … Read more

Rivers are drying up, but it’s not too late to help. Here’s where to start

CNN – The Mississippi River was running so low in October, you could walk to an island that should only be accessible by boat. This summer, the Danube River that flows through much of central Europe got so shallow, you could see sunken warships from World War II at the bottom of it. Water levels … Read more

Kyiv residents mull life outside the city as power outages bite and incomes plummet

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN – Kyiv residents have been getting used to 12 hours a day without electricity, but the situation has gone from bad to worse recently as the Russian missile campaign puts the Ukrainian grid under further pressure, causing even more outages. On Monday evening, in a normally busy neighborhood on the east bank … Read more

Glaciers at Yellowstone and Yosemite National Park are on track to disappear in the next 30 years, the report says

CNN – The climate crisis is touching almost every region of the world. But perhaps one of the most visible indicators of its impact is its effect on Earth’s iconic glaciers, a major source of fresh water supply. Glaciers have been melting at a breakneck pace in recent decades, leading to around 20% of global … Read more

Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities hit by barrage of Russian missile strikes

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN – Russia launched a barrage of missile strikes at Ukrainian cities on Monday as it ramped up its attacks on infrastructure facilities across the country. Explosions and air raid sirens were heard in Kyiv early on Monday and 80% of residents were left without water – with many losing electricity, too – … Read more

China zero-Covid: Anger at the policy is rising, but Beijing refuses to change course

CNN – A young woman stands on her balcony, crying out in desperation after her building was ordered into lockdown. Fighting back tears, she shouts abuse at the hazmat-suited workers below in a video that has recently gone viral on the social media platform Weibo and which appears to encapsulate the Chinese public’s growing frustration … Read more