The Megadrought is Just One Factor Driving Up the Price of Your Bread

A perfect storm of trouble—extreme dry conditions, a volatile commodity market, and climbing expenses—have millers and bakers passing on rising costs to customers.

Dire Drought Warning: California Says ‘Nearly All’ Salmon Could Die in Sacramento River

The drought is making the Sacramento River so hot that “nearly all” of an endangered salmon species’ juveniles could be cooked to death this fall, California officials warned this week.