Opinion: The Pacific Institute's Peter Gleick explains why the rain in California won't solve the state's water problems. The post A Wet Year Won't Beat California's Never-Ending Drought appeared first on WIRED.
A succession of cold, then warm, atmospheric rivers could melt much of the crucial snow stored on California's lower mountain slopes. The post California’s Huge Storm Could Cause Disastrous Melting in the Mountains appeared first on WIRED.
California just got $558 million in drought relief. Also, a potential death sentence for its endangered fishes. The post The Drought-Busting Bill Congress Just Passed Might Screw the Endangered Species Act appeared first on WIRED.
The Forest Service has to fork over most of its budget to battle increasingly intense blazes, leaving little left for prevention and restoration. The post A Cash-Strapped Forest Service Faces Its Most Epic Fire Season Ever appeared first on WIRED.
Drought, sudden oak death, and bark beetle are turning the Golden State's forests into kindling. The post Even Indoor Kids Should Worry About California's 30 Million Dead Trees appeared first on WIRED.
Nobody cares how much water anybody else is using until there's not enough. That leads to some interesting legal predicaments. The post Fun Fact: Lots of California Isn’t Metering Its Water appeared first on WIRED.
The orange one believes he can fix California's tangled water crises by letting a "certain kind of three inch fish" go extinct. Nope. The post Oh Thank Goodness Donald Trump Knows How to Fix the Drought appeared first on WIRED.
Even if you can't define a drought, you should by now know exactly what one looks like: California. The post Thanks El Niño, But California’s Drought Is Probably Forever appeared first on WIRED.
A massive southern California water agency has bought up land surrounding northern California's most important piece of water infrastructure. The post California's Water Wars Flare Up as SoCal Makes a Land Grab appeared first on WIRED.
Even a Godzilla El Niño could not save some California farmers from another year of crippling restrictions. The post El Niño Did Few Favors for Southern California's Farmers appeared first on WIRED.