Article and Op-Eds Archives

Celebrated Momentum Fades at the Salton Sea
03.31.2018 – Considering the history of the past 15 years, it shouldn’t come as a shock…Read More.
From Not Enough to Too Much, the World’s Water Crisis Explained
03.22.2018 – Many more cities than Cape Town face an uncertain future over water. But there are emerging …Read More.
We Need Far More Than a Day Dedicated to Water Issues
03.21.2018 – As many followers of GreenBiz know, today is World Water Day, an annual event dedicated…Read More.
California Promised to Work on the Salton Sea Crisis. a Year Later, Little Has Been Done and Costs Are up $27m
03.21.2018 – A year ago, California’s Natural Resources Agency issued a plan for the Salton Sea…Read More.
Can the Salton Sea be saved?
03.20.2018 – If you don’t live near the fading banks of the Salton Sea, it’s easy to forget it exists — that is, until the winds pick up. …Read More.
$10 Million Coming to Bay Area Desalination Project; but It’s Not on the Ocean
03.16.2018 – The ocean has been eyed as a panacea for California’s perpetual trials with drought. The idea …Read More.
This is What a West Without Water Will Look Like
03.15.2018 – The Southwest United States is wrapping up an abnormally dry winter. Nearly all of Utah, New Mexico …Read More.
How A Dying Lake In California Factors Into The Colorado River’s Future
03.13.2018 – The biggest lake in California is shrinking. The Salton Sea occupies a hot, desert basin a short drive …Read More.
Can Importing Water From The Gulf Of California Save The Salton Sea?
03.11.2018 – A lot of people are saying you need to import water from Mexico to save the Salton Sea, but there are several …Read More.
From Almonds to Rice, Climate Change Could Slash California Crop Yields by 2050
03.02.2018 – Climate change could decrease the yield of some crops in California by up to 40 percent by 2050. That’s a big deal for farmers in the …Read More.
Study: Climate Change Threatens Major Crops in California
02.27.2018 – California currently provides two-thirds of the country’s fruits and nuts, but according to a new study published…Read More.
Welcome to the Age of Climate Migration
02.25.2018 – Extreme weather due to climate change displaced more than a million people from their homes last year. It could soon reshape the nation…Read More.
Day Zero: Lessons from Cape Town’s Crisis
02.16.2018 – Cape Town, South Africa, has been in the news a lot lately, due to its water crisis, labeled “Day Zero.” But what exactly does the term mean? How did a water crisis like this…Read More.
For the Growing Global Water Crisis, Climate Change May be the Last Straw
02.15.2018 – Before man-made climate change kicked in — and well before Cape Town’s “Day Zero”, where…Read More.
California Drought: Water Conservation Slipping Statewide as Dry Weather Returns
02.14.2018 – As California suffers through another dry winter, increasing fears that drought conditions may be…Read More.
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