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From drought to deluge: an ecological approach to California's water crisis

While the media focuses on larger-scale challenges, small-scale, implementable solutions seem absent from the discussion. Small-scale solutions are beautiful because they often address both drought and flood problems. With one of the strongest El Niños on record developing in the Pacific, …

Raging wildfires in California: destruction through mismanagement

The biggest illusion that we are living in, is how we think about these kinds of natural disasters. The California drought and wildfires are in many ways human induced to the scale that we are feeling them. Yes, I said it, the scale of these disasters are more human made than they are …

What climate activists should learn from the Monterey Shale downgrade

Most climate activists believe that talking about limitations on fossil fuel supplies hurts their argument for swift, decisive action on climate change. Nothing could be further from the truth.

The great imaginary California oil boom: Over before it started

It turns out that the oil industry has been pulling our collective leg. The pending 96 percent reduction in estimated deep shale oil resources in California calls into question the premise of a decades-long revival in U.S. oil production and predictions of American energy independence.

Use Your Climate Credit to Ask for More

In the next month, millions of Californians will receive their first "climate credit."

Is adaptation to climate change really feasible?

The climate change denialists have pretty much given up on the idea that there is no climate change or that it is good for us. So, they're down to arguing that it won't be that bad and we should just adapt.

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