The Texas drought is the worst in years. Are we on the brink of widespread disaster?

Texas is in the worst drought conditions since 2011, when 95% of the state was in drought. Eleven years ago, parched conditions caused over $7 billion in crop and livestock losses, sparked wildfires, pushed power grids to the limit and reduced reservoirs to dangerously low levels, according to the University of Texas at Austin. As of April 7, 85% of Texas was in drought conditions, … Continue reading The Texas drought is the worst in years. Are we on the brink of widespread disaster?