Keeping California properly hydrated requires some of the most complicated plumbing in the world. The post Why Is Oroville a Big Deal? Look at All the Places That Need Its Water appeared first on WIRED.
More than a month of storms have pushed California's water infrastructure to its limits. And another series of storms is set to hit tomorrow. The post A Wet Winter Is Overwhelming California’s Ancient Infrastructure appeared first on WIRED.
The California governor has tasked seven scientists to sift through new projections for sea level rise—and think about what it could mean for the golden state's coast. The post Think States Alone Can’t Handle Sea Level Rise? Watch California appeared first on WIRED.
As climate change accelerates permafrost thawing, what can be done to maintain the resource-rich hubs Russia relies on? The post Arctic Cities Crumble as Climate Change Thaws Permafrost appeared first on WIRED.
New Wilshire Grand Center skyscraper—the tallest in the western US—may wobble in a big quake, but it shouldn’t fall down. The post Check Out the Earthquake Shock Absorbers on LA’s Newest Skyscraper appeared first on WIRED.
When a tropical depression like Hermine threatens inundation, Florida says not today. The post Florida's Flood Control Says Not Today to Tropical Storm Hermine appeared first on WIRED.
For a decade, scientists have been developing a system called ShakeAlert that promises to warn people in the crucial moments before an earthquake hits. The post Why It's So Darn Hard to Build a Fast Quake Warning System appeared first on WIRED.