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Why Dirt Will Be as Valuable as Water in a Warming World
Science & Tech  (tags: Dredge Research Collaborative, mud, dirt, sediment, rivers, water, California )

Judy
- 78 days ago - newsdeeply.com
Rivers are supposed to transport sediment. We need that sediment to combat sea level rise. But the dams we need for water are holding back the dirt, a problem that may become acute very soon.
French Billionaire Clashes With Rural California Town Over Water Rights
Science & Tech  (tags: water, ecosystems, environment, Sustainabililty, California, CA, water rights )

Carol
- 203 days ago - triplepundit.com
"...that insists the townâEUR(TM)s water is better served if it is bottled and exported to Japan."
New Space Startup Audacy Shoots for the Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, California, spaceships, satellites, Moon, lunar exploration, solar system )

Freya
- 274 days ago - space.com
California-based Audacy plans to close a Series A fundraising round of at least $15 million to begin creating three satellites and two Earth stations.
Make Computer Science Count in California #CSinCA #MakeCSCount
Science & Tech  (tags: education, California, students, computers, programming, coding, petitions )

Freya
- 508 days ago - change.org
In California, unlike most states, computer science is only an elective. This discourages students from taking it and schools from teaching it. California ought to be a leader in computer science.
How NASA Can Save Us Billions of Gallons of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: water, droughts, snow, California, solutions )

Freya
- 669 days ago - takepart.com
A $1.5 million machine, a small aircraft, and a bunch of ex-ski bums traipsing about in the woods could be the key to a well-irrigated future.
How Israeli Desalination Technology Is Helping Solve CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s Devastating Drought
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, desalination, California, Drought )

David
- 720 days ago - nocamels.com
California is turning to the a leader in cutting edge desalination technology. A $1b desalination project is underway in San Diego County. It will be the largest desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere. Israeli engineers have been called in .
World's Largest Solar Plant Opens in California Desert
Science & Tech  (tags: solar plant, solar energy, california, desert, Desert Sunlight solar project )

Angie
- 806 days ago - usatoday.com
The Southern California desert is now home to the world's largest solar power plant. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined state officials on Monday to open the 550-megawatt Desert Sunlight solar project.
Experts Surprised, Delighted By Baby California Condor (+Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, Big Sur, California, condors, discovery, endangered, environment, good news, habitat destruction, interesting, lead poisoning, news, poaching, science, Ventana Wildlife Society, wildlife )

Kayleen
- 835 days ago - csmonitor.com
A pair of California condors have produced a baby, surprising wildlife experts who stated the endangered raptors managed to secretly mate outside their careful monitoring. This discovery is logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Fiona
- 966 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
Occupy Monsanto GCU Field Agents Shutdown GMO Seed Distribution Facility
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Camino, FDA, Madrid, Monsanto, Monsanto Facility, GCU Field Agents, Shutdown GMO Seed Dist. Facility, Sol, USDA )

Judy
- 1684 days ago - nationofchange.org
Today's protest is the beginning of a series of over 65 different autonomous actions that officially start on September 17, a year since Occupy Wall Street movement began.
A Great Victory for California's Coast and Ocean
Science & Tech  (tags: california, marine protected areas, mlpa, oceans )

Judy
- 1780 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
At the end of last week, California, once again, did something no other state in the country had done before - our California Fish and Game Commission voted 3 to 0 to complete a science-based statewide network of marine reserves.
What Should California Do With Its Delta? Speak Up!
Science & Tech  (tags: Science / Clean Water, What, Should, California, Do, With Its, Delta?, Speak Up! )

Agnes
- 1991 days ago - treehugger.com
Even if you don't live in the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta area, if you live in California, eat grapes or cheese from California, or love birds, you have an interest in what happens to the Delta.
Texas: What Part of NO Don't You Understand?
Science & Tech  (tags: AB32, california, clean energy, clean tech, prop 23, global warming )

Judy
- 2398 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
A recent State of the Climate report, compiled by more than 300 scientists in 48 countries, concluded that "...global warming is undeniable." The last 10 years have been the warmest on record. That decade beat the previous record holder: the 1990s.
California Considers Mandating Energy Storage
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, NewTechnology, wind and solar energy, California )

Roseann
- 2499 days ago - grist.org
The California Assembly has passed legislation that takes the first step to requiring that a percentage of electricity generated in the state be stored. That would allow wind and solar energy to come to the rescue during periods of peak demand.
 

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