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Droughts and Heat Waves

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  • California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

    California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.
  • Obama's hot-air commencement address

    I didn't attend my commencement ceremony at American University in Washington, D.C. I chose instead to receive my degree in the mail. I didn't want to listen to a boring speaker, likely unaffiliated with the school or anyone in it, drone on in Washington'...

    California looks Down Under for drought advice

    California's longest and sharpest drought on record has its increasingly desperate water stewards looking for solutions in Australia, the world's driest inhabited continent. The struggle to survive with little water is a constant thread in the history of...

    Heavy rains in Texas, Oklahoma fuel hope for California drought relief

    Heavy rains in Texas, Oklahoma fuel hope for California drought relief
    Look east, California. Five years of extreme drought have come to a dramatic end in Texas and Oklahoma as a month of heavy rains has replenished reservoirs, dampened parched soil across both states and unleashed floodwaters on vulnerable residents....

    Turning sewage into drinking water gains appeal as drought lingers

    Turning sewage into drinking water gains appeal as drought lingers
    It's a technology with the potential to ease California's colossal thirst and insulate millions from the parched whims of Mother Nature, experts say. But there's just one problem — the "yuck factor." As a fourth year of drought continues to...