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4.4.2018

New report on climate change in the Sierra Nevada shows need for human adaptation

David Colgan

The range contains the highest point in the continental United States, Mount Whitney, and is home to both the oldest and largest trees in the world — as well as diverse wildlife, from mountain lions to mosquitos. The range also looms large in the lives of California’s 40 million residents. The food we grow and…


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3.2.2018

L.A.’s path to independence from imported water

Asma Mahdi

After a yearlong reprieve, Southern California is again under severe water scarcity conditions: Only 2 1/2 inches of rain have fallen in Los Angeles during the past 12 months. This time around, could Los Angeles shift its dependence from imported water to local water? A new report by UCLA researchers says the city could, eventually — if…