Del Mar Global Trust This is Climate Change

Fisher Lake

San Angelo, Texas

Texas State Park police officer walks along the dried Fisher Lake bed that originally spanned over 5400 acres (2200 hectares). As of August 2011, less then two acres (0.8 hectares) of water remained. The Texas drought cost an estimated $5.2 billion in crop and livestock losses from November 2010 to August 1, 2011, making it the most costly drought on record (Texas A&M).

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Photo Credit: AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez

Since the inception of the THIS IS CLIMATE CHANGE project in 2010…

…attitudes toward climate change in the United States have evolved dramatically. In response to the positive shift in public opinion, DMGT is in the process of redirecting its resources from TICC’s focus on public awareness and education, to other efforts that we feel will have a greater impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE