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Water, water everywhere in California, but no way to hold onto it

Mar 22, 2017
California’s had one of the wettest winters on record — more than twice as much rain and snow as in an average year. That’s especially wild since we’re six years into a historic drought. But California doesn’t have enough dams, reservoirs or other storage. So instead of using it, all that precipitation just joins the […]

San Diego taps a bottomless well: the Pacific Ocean

May 17, 2016
A new desalination plant supplies 10 percent of arid San Diego's water.
The site of the Carlsbad desalination plant.
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Kiribati: Island nation deals with the consequences of climate change

Nov 26, 2013
Bloomberg's Jeffrey Goldberg speaks about his visit to the island nation threatened by rising sea levels.