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In a moment of candor during a speech he gave at the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) conference in Sacramento today, Brown told critics of his plan to build the twin tunnels to "shut ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Nothing to see here! Two years ago, scientists at UCLA predicted there would ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 78 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:09 PM PDT with 161 Recommends
Yes, it's the waste water left over from fracking. The fracking liquid that contains chemicals we don't know about. This is the kind of idiocy posing as one solution to the California man-...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 120 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 04:41 PM PDT with 176 Recommends
Three tropical cyclones churned the waters around Australia on March 11, 2015, including Pam, which reached ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 277 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 428 Recommends
NASA is predicting megadroughts in US in the coming decades. By megadroughts they mean droughts lasting decades or more. As we struggle with the ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 135 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 07:47 AM PDT with 134 Recommends
Starbucks acquired the Ethos water brand 10 years ago. According to Starbucks , "Ethos® Water was created to help raise awareness" about water access and works to "provide children with access to ...
by FaithGardner
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 08:22 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
I went out on my front porch just about fifteen minutes ago to sit in the shade and do some grading but the air was so smoky I had to retreat back inside. I live in Claremont, about 25 miles north ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 12:07 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
In Late February of this year as I walked down the trail along the Rio Grande at Leasburg Dam State Park in southern New Mexico, I was struck by the relative lushness of the area. A reasonably deep ...
by Desert Scientist
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 04:54 PM PDT with 125 Recommends
A recent study published in the prestigious journal Science shows that the fragile ecosystems of the West have suffered extensive damage as a result of increased drilling for oil and gas. This ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:01 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
This post wraps up my water supply topic. My last post covered harmful industrial pollution polices and some ways to reduce their impact. This post will cover the problems associated with ...
by GregWright
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Grassland wildfires have been raging across the Siberian Republic of Khakassia killing 23 people at last count, and seriously injuring 47. Homes in 19 different settlements have been destroyed and ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 02:56 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Let that sink in. 47% of all consumptive water in California (water that has been extracted and cannot be replaced) is consumed by the production of meat and dairy! At a time when California is ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 06:47 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Steps 1 through 3 After approving and getting permits and buying land and making deals over the past six years, the $1 billion Carlsbad, California desalination facility's construction is close to ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 10:15 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Click to enlarge. While we’re finally saying goodbye to record snowpack in New England, there’s virtually none in ...
by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
What’s the new frontier in scientific denial?  Earthquake denial ! First, fossil fuels help change the atmosphere, now they’re causing ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
BDCP is now a naked water grab Governor Jerry Brown has finally admitted what most Californians have known all along – the “conservation” and “habitat restoration” components of the Bay ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 08:28 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
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by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 12:03 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The National Park Service acknowledged that 250+ Tule Elk, native to California, died over the last two years. A likely culprit is the ongoing Californian drought. However, it is not ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 09:49 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
After convening agribusiness, urban water agency and corporate "environmental" NGO leaders to discuss the drought last week, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will hold another closed door meeting in ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 11:41 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The California Fish and Game Commission today unanimously approved a controversial emergency regulation by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) to close 5.5 miles of spawning ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 08:48 PM PDT with 9 Recommends