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California Water Shortage

Traveling in a Changing Climate

Kevin Richberg | Posted 09.05.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

What happens when you travel to your Labor Day adventure destination, and you discover that it's no longer there? How does something like that even happen?

Roque Planas

Atlantic Editor Wonders If Maybe Immigration Has Something To Do With California's Water Crisis | Roque Planas | Posted 05.22.2015 | Latino Voices

David Frum, a conservative pundit and senior editor at The Atlantic, wants to know why The New York Times isn’t putting more emphasis on immigration...

Nearly All Voters In This State Can Agree On One Serious Problem

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Nearly all California voters believe the state's water shortage is a serious problem, though they were split on wh...

A Small Victory In The California Drought

AP | By FENIT NIRAPPIL | Posted 04.05.2015 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — December's rains enabled Californians to finally meet Gov. Jerry Brown's call for a 20 percent reduction in monthly water ...

Striking Photos Show Struggle Of Farmers In California Drought

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.18.2015 | Green

Recent years have been trying for California as it weathers its worst drought in 1,200 years. Perhaps the hardest hit have been the state’s farmers ...

Los Angeles To Cut Water Use By 20 Percent, Mayor Says

Reuters | Alex Dobuzinskis | Posted 12.15.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES, Oct 14 (Reuters) - The mayor of Los Angeles aims to reduce local water use by 20 percent over the next three years to address a record ...

Hunter Stuart

Dunkin' Donuts Is Fueling Our Almond Milk Obsession At Just The Wrong Time | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business

Is our obsession with almond milk sucking California dry? Dunkin' Donuts announced last week that it will start offering almond milk at most of ...

Proposal Would Fine California Water-Wasters

AP | By DON THOMPSON | Posted 09.14.2014 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water regulators voted Tuesday to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water on lawns, landsc...

Can Relief for California's Devastating Drought Be Had for a Few Drops?

Peter Getty | Posted 07.05.2014 | Impact
Peter Getty

Italian entrepreneur Arturo Vittori has designed a seemingly economical and sustainable solution for harvesting atmospheric water vapors -- literally collecting drinking water from the air.

California Farmers Hire 'Water Witches' As Drought Persists

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.02.2014 | Green

ST. HELENA, Calif. (AP) — With California in the grips of drought, farmers throughout the state are using a mysterious and some say foolhardy tool f...

California Officials Limit Water For Millions Amid Severe Drought

AP | JASON DEAREN and JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Amid severe drought conditions, California officials announced Friday they won't send any water from the state's vast rese...

Alissa Scheller

If You Like To Eat, You Should Really Be Worried About California's Drought | Alissa Scheller | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

California had record low rainfall in 2013. It was potentially the driest year in the last 500 years, according to tree rings, and dry weather is expe...

California Communities Running Out Of Water

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Green

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Seventeen rural communities in drought-stricken California are in danger of a severe water shortage within four months, acco...

Guess Which U.S. State Is Most Likely To Survive Climate Change?

Sarah Medina | Posted 04.08.2012 | San Francisco

As if we needed another reason to love California, the Golden State has been named most likely to survive the tolls of climate change. A recent s...