Effects of climate change reflected by earth, air, fire, water — and anxiety
When UNLV senior Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio looked out the window of her Airbnb in Irvine, Calif., she saw flames rising in the nearby mountains and scorch marks on the ground. A wildfire was approaching the apartment, where she had moved from Las Vegas during the pandemic to be closer to family.
A new United Nations report paints a grim picture of what could happen if the world doesn’t address climate change very soon. We’ll look at what that means for Southern Nevada. Plus, Nevada’s water supply depends on snowpack in the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevadas. This year’s snowpack is not looking great. What does that mean for the drought?