The Drought Isn’t Just a California Problem

Mother Jones: California's been getting a lot of attention for the drought, but it's not alone in its lack of rain: This year is on track to be the driest on record for several western states. As the map below--a recent iteration from the US Drought Monitor--shows, virtually all of Washington, Oregon, and Nevada are covered in swaths of "severe," "extreme," or "exceptional" drought. Here's a primer of the situation in each state: OREGON While Oregon is technically in its fourth year of drought, the state......

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