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  • ... West Antarctic Ice Sheet, which seems to be adding more water than we'd expected to the world's oceans. According to that study, ... and a half feet — by 2100. As it turns out, that recent news might already be obsolete, and far too optimistic. In a presentation ...
  • ... its final snow survey of the year, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) trekked up into the mountains near Sacramento on ... block The good news is that water reservoir storage is above average, due to an ...
  • ... like prison realignment, the problem still exists. At least in part, it's due to the 40,000 convictions each year for ... would be realized, however. This measure would direct all of those savings to the newly created Safe Neighborhoods and Schools ... jails to take low-level offenders from prisons. [ Back to Top] NOTE: The author of this post -- not the proponents of each ...
  • Could the Sea of Cortez ever come back to reclaim the land of the Imperial and Coachella Valleys? ... Sea. The Colorado River may fill the Salton Basin with water every now and then, but if it weren't for the Colorado, the Salton ... of glacial ice sheets, and we've learned a fair bit of bad news about ice sheets since. Ice on water floats isostatically, like ice ...
  • The California Water Fix project, expected to cost at least $17 billion, may well be under salt water by 2100. ... Century. When you add that to other factors causing sea levels to rise, that means California's Bay and Delta may well see sea ...
  • ... low -pressure system brought the Southland heavy snow and gusty winds today, creating a possibility of highly hazardous ... and 55 in the Newhall Pass. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reported at about 9 a.m. that crews were working to ...
  • ... by dryness, not temperature. (Antarctica is a desert.) The water contained in a foot of snow is equivalent to a little bit over an ... for desert storms.We don't even have to search too far back in time for a much greater snowstorm in the Mojave. In the week of ...
  • "Mosaic" gathers news and current affairs from around the world, as experienced - and at times  reported by - people on the ground. Unlike a conventional ... really means, how it plays out in real life at all levels of society, and particularly for China’s youth. ...
  • ... of brightly lit cities from Palm Springs to Mexicali drive back the night sky across a swath of desert 125 miles long. But there's ... There are nine campsites, and amenities include drinking water , pit toilets, wide-open skies, and the occasional scorpion. Other ...
  • ... provides California homes and farms with a third of their water usage, and this year there's not much of it yet. State officials today ... low snowpack and below normal local rainfall is bad news . California officials will do another manual reading next month. Photo ...

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