Congress warned of a ‘real and urgent’ drought crisis throughout the West

Climate change is behind extended and more severe drought and fire seasons

By: - May 26, 2021 5:10 am

Aerial views of drought-affected Colorado farm lands 83 miles east of Denver on July 21, 2012. Green areas are irrigated, the yellow areas are dryland wheat crops. (Lance Cheung/USDA/Public Domain Mark 1.0)

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Allison Winter
Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Colorado Newsline.

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