26 Jul '14, 1pm

ここ10年で主に地下水の汲み上げ過剰により、コロラド川流域から65立方キロメートルの地下水が消滅。 これは持続可能ではない:Drought drains critical US water supply

I have been following drought reports and news for several years by now. At some point in the evolution of my understanding of Global Warming and Climate Change, I reached the conclusion that mega droughts are probably our worst potential enemy. I think farmers like Davy and Pops have an edge on the rest of us, tap people. There was a serious drought in the Amazon basin a few years ago that altered my perspective on the subject. It lasted three to five years in some parts and killed many of the top canopy trees, which was unprecedented in our modern experience. It came very close to almost killing large parts of the jungle. I realized at that point that mega droughts could destroy not just arid places, but also the largest, wettest land ecosystem on the planet. If droughts could kill the Amazon, they can destroy any ecosystem, I figured, and that scared me. We should all p...

Full article: http://peakoil.com/enviroment/drought-drains-critical-us-...

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