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Jerry Brown Asks Donald Trump For California Storm Disaster Declaration
The state is now grappling with a massive dam spillway glitch in the Sierra foothills.
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Avocados Are About To Get Even More Expensive
The fruit may soon be a "luxury item."
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California Or A Third World Country?
Former Associate Justice, California Supreme Court
We’re in the midst of a hot, dry summer. While you’re thinking about how you’ll cool off, consider this: four times more
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The West May Not Be So Doomed On Water After All
Still, with reservoirs near record lows and rivers drying up, the clock is ticking.
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Here's The Devastation Left Behind By Big Sur's Wildfire
The massive blaze is still just 18 percent contained.
Photos Show California's Central Coast Ravaged By Wildfire
The fire is only 10 percent contained.
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Emu Escaping Wildfire Watches As Homes Go Up In Flames
People and wildlife alike are fleeing the blazes fueled by dry brush, high heat and low humidity.
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Donald Trump's Dubious Drought Claims Explained
California’s drought is very real and the state does not have “plenty of water,” as Trump suggested.
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Are Drought Truthers The New Climate Change Deniers?
Donald Trump's denial of the California drought flies in the face of science, but it could gain traction.
'Green News Report' - June 2, 2016
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen
Co-hosts of the radio's nationally syndicated 'Green News Report'
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Donald Trump Tells Drought-Plagued Californians: 'There Is No Drought'
Peter Andrew Hart
"If I win, believe me, we’re going to start opening up the water."
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The Supercomputer That Won Jeopardy Is Now Helping California Save Water
Watson is letting local authorities know who’s overusing the scarce resource.
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California Rolls Back Water Conservation As Drought Eases
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 18 (Reuters) - California moved on Wednesday to dramatically roll back strict mandatory water conservation
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Four Years Into Drought, California To Make Some Water Restrictions Permanent
But Gov. Brown's order did not include an extension of the mandatory 25 percent cutback he ordered last year.
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Americans Want to Fight Climate Change -- Let's Give Them a Way to Help
Sen. Barbara Boxer
Ranking Member, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
While we fight to save our planet from the ravages of climate change through the Clean Air Act, international agreements, better fuel mileage standards and clean energy incentives, climate change is already happening.
Climate change alters genes of a mustard plant
Scientist and professor, Fordham University
While some species are declining or going extinct as a result of climatic changes, others may be able to adapt. Understanding how they do so is important for conservation. Examining how climate change alters species gives us the opportunity to increase our understanding of evolution.
Reservoirs Are Filling Up, But California’s Drought Isn’t Over
As the rainy season draws to a close in California, a deluge of drought-related numbers have been released: reservoir levels
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Committing to Our Nation's Water Economy
President and CEO, The Water Council
Pure and simple: The world is undergoing a catastrophic water crisis. While long thought of as a calamity reserved for arid developing countries, the impending water crisis is now staring all of us in the face.
How The Water Crisis Is Hurting Family Farmers In California
“There’s families in these little towns, and everybody depends on the work that these farms provide."
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Calling On Big Business to Step Up and Help Solve California's Water Woes
Senior Manager, California Policy and Partnerships, Ceres
As increasingly more companies realize the critical role the can and must play in the effort to create a sustainable water future, I believe that we will make great strides.
If Farm-To-Table Eating Is Cool, What About Toilet-To-Tap Drinking?
Californians are surprisingly into the idea of drinking treated sewage water.
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Arbor Day in South LA
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How People In San Francisco Are Saving Water
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission provides water to 2.6 million customers. We talked to the director of water
There Are Still Some Easy Solutions For California's Drought
Many of the fixes for California’s water problems will be costly and take years to implement. But there are still some easier
California Water Mandate Extended Through October -- A Longterm Silver Lining
Dropcountr CEO, Water Nerd, Optimist
Those in the water community have warned of depleting reservoirs, snowpack and groundwater for years, but it was Governor Brown's 2015 Emergency Conservation Mandate that brought the concern front and center.
How Increasing Drought Threatens Most U.S. Forests And Households
It's not just a West Coast problem.
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