Climate-driven Colorado River ‘megadrought’ worst in 1,200 years, study concludes

Amid a rapid worsening of Western conditions in 2020 and 2021, the dry spell that has gripped the Colorado River Basin for the last 22 years is now the region’s worst drought since at least 800 A.D., researchers concluded in a study published Monday. The research, conducted by scientists from the University of California Los … Continue reading Climate-driven Colorado River ‘megadrought’ worst in 1,200 years, study concludes