For first time in 8 years, 100% of Colorado is under drought or abnormally dry conditions

Outlet: Broomfield Enterprise

Broomfield Enterprise: “We know that temperatures in Colorado and the world will continue to increase so long as we emit vast quantities of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere every year,” said Colorado State University water center senior scientist Brad Udall, who has researched a 13% depletion of Colorado River water and refers to “aridification” because “drought” implies an eventual return to normal.