Water’s True Cost – The Great Lakes News Collaborative
- In Australia, a scathing new government report shows profound environmental deterioration over the past five years. The report says that—amongst other findings—water levels in the Murray-Darling Basin dropped to all-time lows in 2019, despite restoration efforts.
- In Europe, last week’s record-melting heat wave was the latest misfortune in a year of climate disruptions. According to the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, drought stress is gripping about half the continent of Europe.
This week Circle of Blue reports on the enduring allure of big water supply pipelines in the drying American West.