The landmark Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) now has draft regulations available for public comment. They are a mix of good, bad, and ugly. Read more >
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: New California Groundwater Regulations Missing Metrics to Define Sustainability
February 24, 2016 1:19 PM EDT
January 29, 2016 11:55 AM EDT
Today, draft regulations were posted for public comment that will determine how billions of dollars from the water bond (Proposition 1) will be given out to fund new water infrastructure projects.
The requirements for vetting these projects should include using the best available climate science, but right now, they don’t.
January 22, 2016 6:37 PM EDT
El Niño is hitting California at last, bringing the pitter-patter of rain, snowy mountains, and more wet weather in the weeks ahead. For me, El Niño’s arrival the last couple of weeks has been an opportunity to introduce my toddler to the joy of splashing in puddles—which have been practically nonexistent since she was born. Read more >
October 13, 2015 3:46 PM EDT
Two-thirds of U.S. states may be at risk of relying too heavily on natural gas to meet electricity demand, according to a new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Why, might you ask, is California, a national and global leader in the move to clean energy, included in that mix of at-risk states? Read more >
September 10, 2015 12:39 PM EDT