Tag: drought

Water crisis is so bad in Mexico City that it is one of 11 cities predicted to reach Day Zero – the day the water runs dry

Mexico City’s water is quite literally disappearing. I have no doubt that in 2022 there will be a crisis, the reservoirs are completely depleted. What is happening in Mexico City? The ancient Aztecs originally engineered the origins of Mexico City on top of Lake Texcoco and left the surrounding natural freshwater lakes intact for use. […] Read More

Drought forces North American ranchers to sell off their future

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CHICAGO, Sept 3 (Reuters) – When Canadian rancher Dianne Riding strides across her brown pasture, sidestepping cracks and popping grasshoppers, she has less company than usual. Record-setting heat and sparse rain left Riding with too little grass or hay to feed her cattle near Lake Francis, Manitoba. She sold 51 head at auction in […] Read More