Contrary to most predictions, a new study suggests that the Golden State could be 12 percent wetter by the end of the century.Contrary to most predictions, a new study suggests that the Golden State could be 12 percent wetter by the end of the century.
The state’s cities need water. Its farmers have the precious resource. Could leasing the rights to it solve the crisis responsibly?
There's something that everyone, including The New York Times, is getting wrong about the effects of the California drought; Chelsea Manning is discussing her gender transition in prison via social media; meanwhile, Dick Cheney recently made hypocritical comments about President Obama. These news items and more.
Amid California’s ongoing drought, Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered unprecedented mandatory water restrictions across the state as officials found “no snow whatsoever” at a crucial site in the Sierra Nevada.
The battle over California's limited water supply is pitting the people against the new "water barons" -- Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Monsanto and their ilk -- who are buying up water all over the world at an unprecedented pace.
So we know that avocados should have gone extinct millions of years ago, but how about how much water it takes to grow a single of these creamy green fruits?
This year may be the driest in California in half a millennium. These reports explore how the drought is affecting agriculture, business and living conditions in the nation’s most populous state.
It may sound a bit unpalatable, but pee may be a better option for the Golden State than the desalination of ocean water.