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Surviving a Mega Drought

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November 15, 2016

By: Tom Maloney, Lakeshore Public Radio

After last winter’s rains, Californians breathed a collective sigh of relief. But short-term weather is not the same as long-term climate. And state water watchers understand that this rainfall did not break the worst drought in over a thousand years. With the effects of climate change being felt around the country – droughts in some areas and flooding in others – the nation is looking to California as a model for how to handle a new normal. Today we’ll dig into the water woes of this bellwether state. How is California planning for a hotter, drier climate in the cities and down on the farm?

Tune-in Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 PM for “Surviving a Mega Drought” from National Magazine-Climate One Radio, on Lakeshore Public Radio – 89.1 FM.


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