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Utah’s ‘Environmental Nuclear Bomb’

Utah’s ‘Environmental Nuclear Bomb’

Update: 2022-07-2212
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The Great Salt Lake is drying up.

Soaring demand for water, exacerbated by drought and higher temperatures in the region, are shrinking the waters, which play such a crucial role in the landscape, ecology and weather of Salt Lake City and Utah.

Can the lake be saved?

Guest: Christopher Flavelle, a climate reporter for The New York Times.

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steve

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Jul 28th
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GoatDuckHorseElf

Limiting growth is something that's absolutely within SLC's control. The population will grow, as predicted, then collapse. A ghost town. That's my prediction. I won't live to see these tragedies, but my son will. He and his wife are already committed to not having children. That's their sacrifice. 😭

Jul 22nd
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Utah’s ‘Environmental Nuclear Bomb’

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