No Relief Forecast after One of California’s Driest Years Ever

No Relief Forecast after One of California’s Driest Years Ever reports Sam Sanders at NPR. The Ca Dept of Water Resources says much of the drought the state is experiencing can be attributed to climate change.”We’re coming off two years of below-normal precipitation,” says Allan Haynes, a state hydrologist. “We’ve had an exceptionally dry past 12 months. In fact, one of the driest calendar years on record in lots of locations.” Gov. Jerry Brown has convened a drought task force to help the state prepare for what could be a very dry 2014.

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Source

http://www.npr.org/2014/01/05/259779467/no-relief-forecast-after-one-of-californias-driest-years-ever

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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