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Unbelievable b.s. coming from David Frum, a conservative senior editor at The Atlantic, charging that immigrants are responsible for California's water crisis. Population has grown by 10 mn ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 07:47 AM PDT with 77 Recommends
This is sparked by a discussion I saw in another diary, in which the claim was made that no studies have shown any evidence that increased tornado activity is a consequence of climate change. And ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 08:54 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Oil industry representatives, in response to criticism over their use of water for fracking and steam injection oil drilling operations during the drought, have claimed that oil field wastewater can ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 09:49 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Feeling paranoid? You should. NASA and The U.S. Geological Survey’s Landsat satellite program have been watching us from space for over forty years. The satellite orbits the Earth 14 times a day ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 08:23 AM PDT with 105 Recommends
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by paradise50
Comment Count 142 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 45 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
If you live in Southern California, better get used to seeing thermometers rise As if the drought in California weren't bad enough, scientists are predicting Los Angeles temps are going ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 71 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 08:47 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
Nothing to see here! Two years ago, scientists at UCLA predicted there would ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 80 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:09 PM PDT with 164 Recommends
I'm taking a short break from my discussions of various economic matters to talk about -- well, an economic matter. Submitted for your attention, an incredibly sobering article concerning the ...
by OutOnALimb
Comment Count 65 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 08:03 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
On April 1, when California Governor Brown issued mandatory water restrictions for urban users he warned that he might have to consider cuts to agriculture in the future as well. Well, that ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:27 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Not good, but nowhere near the catastrophic California drought. Yet. With only 16% of normal snowpack this year, half of Washington State is in drought condition; putting 1.2 bn of crops in ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 08:18 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 09:47 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Nothing to see here! Larry Mantle, host of AirTalk on KPCC, had two high-profile guests on his show this week–NASA'...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 10:10 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
While Paramount Farms and other corporate agribusiness interests continue to expand water-thirsty almond acreage during California's epic drought, Delta farmers this week stepped up to the plate and ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 08:27 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
On May 11, Gary Mulcahy of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe responded to Jerry Brown's comment during a speech in Sacramento that opponents of the twin tunnels should "Shut Up" unless they had spent a "...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 08:03 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
In a moment of candor during a speech he gave at the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) conference in Sacramento on May 6, Governor Jerry Brown told critics of his plan to build the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Quench your thirst with overpriced Sacramento tap water. As California remains in an extreme drought with no end in sight, residents are questioning ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 08:28 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I don't get it. California is in the middle of the worst drought on record, Nestle is stealing our precious water, and no one is calling for a boycott! They've been taking undisclosed amounts of ...
by Adriana A
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 10:12 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Tribal water activists will present short films about threats to Northern California’s rivers from Jerry Brown’s drought plans at Arcata’s D Street Community Center on Friday, May 8, at 6:30 pm.
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 11:02 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Warning! Capitalist pig alert. The boss of Nestlé Waters has said the company wants to increase the amount of water it bottles in California despite a devastating drought across the state that ...
by Timaeus
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 09:33 AM PDT with 9 Recommends