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Precipitation whiplash and climate change threaten California’s freshwater

Published: 
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 1:45pm

Imagine the snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains as a giant reservoir providing water for 23 million people throughout California. During droughts, this snow reserve shrinks, affecting water availability in the state.

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Looks Like Rain Again. And Again.

Published: 
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 7:48am
Category: 
Water

The acid test of a scientific theory is whether it makes predictions that eventually come true. 

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Climate Scientists: We’re Alarmed. Here’s Why You Should Be, Too.

Published: 
Sun, 03/23/2014 - 3:55pm

This week, the world’s largest general scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, has issued an uncharacteristically blunt call to action on climate change.