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Give Me Some Water (with apologies to Eddie Money)

I recently finished reading Paolo Bacigalupi’s new book, a novel about a bone-dry dystopia that might fall into the genre of climate sci-fi, or cli-fi, as it’s now called; however, while climate change is at the center of the novel, … Continue reading

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What People Don’t Understand About Drought Could Fill Lake Oroville

In an “it’s about damn time” announcement, Governor Brown FINALLY mandated water conservation measures in California. This is an historic event since it is the first time in the state’s history that a California governor has directed the State Water Resources … Continue reading

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This is Just The Beginning

As the title of Clare Foran’s recent article in the National Journal suggests, things are getting rough in California as water becomes a more and more precious resource. In “Drought is Taking California Back to the Wild, Wild West,” Foran … Continue reading

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Bringing the Drought Home

I’ve written about the west’s extended drought and climate change here before, but an article I came across at MNN (Mother Nature Network) really brought the matter home. I grew up in the Sacramento Valley in a little farming town … Continue reading

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Will We Ever Seen the Rain?

As a native Californian and the daughter of a farming family, I’ve paid attention to the weather in California for much of my life. I left when I was in my mid-twenties, but during the years I spent in the … Continue reading

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