Tag Archives: deserts

Dangerous heat wave forecast for Arizona, California deserts

Reuters: A potentially deadly heat wave is expected to bear down on some Arizona and California desert areas in the next few days, forecasters said on Wednesday. Continue reading

Posted in toilets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Desert Climate In Western US Influenced By Ancient Water Cycle

redOrbit: The climate change we are currently experiencing, while disconcerting and increasingly uncomfortable, is not unprecedented when viewed through the historical prism of life on Earth. A study led by researchers from Texas A&M University`s Department of Oceanography looks back at the water cycle that affected the Western United States in an era dating back some 20,000 years. Continue reading

Posted in toilets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Australia approves BHP’s Olympic Dam mine expansion

Reuters: BHP Billiton moved closer to an estimated $20 billion to $30 billion expansion of its Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine after winning environmental approvals on Monday for the project in the deserts of southern Australia. The approvals give BHP the green light to nearly quadruple the mine’s copper output to 750,000 tonnes annually to help feed a growing market in Asia, especially China, where copper consumption is forecast to surge 6 percent this year. Continue reading

Posted in toilets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment