California’s Drought Taking a Toll on Hydropower

Low water levels are visible in the Bidwell Marina at Lake Oroville on August 19, 2014, in Oroville, California. Lake Oroville is currently at 32 percent of its total 3,537,577 acre feet. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Great Lakes Ice Cover Is the Largest We’ve Seen This Century

Great lakes ice cover

MODIS satellite image of the Great Lakes on Feb. 7, 2014. Bright white in this image shows mainly clouds over the Great Lakes, however, you can see lake ice in southern and western Lake Michigan, southern Lake Superior, and far western Lake Erie. (UW-SSEC/Google Earth)

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Jerusalem braces for storm ‘three times worse’ than what has been seen so far

The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background in Jerusalem's Old on a snowy winter day on Friday, December 13, 2013. (Photo credit: Nati Shohat/Flash90)

The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background in Jerusalem’s Old on a snowy winter day on Friday, December 13, 2013.     (Photo credit: Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Municipality urging everyone to stay indoors as weather conditions worsen; electric corp. declares national state of emergency; tens of thousands left without power

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Britain awaits worst storm in five years

St Albans floods
Flooding in St Albans last week: the Met Office is predicting that 20-40mm of rain could fall overnight. Photograph: Craig Shepheard/Demotix/Corbis

Heavy rain and high winds expected to bring flooding and major disruption to transport across England and Wales from Sunday

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