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Commentary: How Better Data Can Help California Avoid a Drinking Water Crisis June 14 2021 As California’s drought enters its second year, new reporting systems can help Central Valley communities take action before the taps run dry.
How Water Bonds Plug Spending Holes June 7 2021 As California responds to yet another drought and prepares for a future of greater climate extremes, securing funding to boost the water system’s resilience is a top priority.
Will Drought Fan the Flames this Fire Season? June 1 2021 Will the drought worsen this year’s fire season? We talked to Scott Stephens―a fire ecologist at UC Berkeley―about the risks, and what can be done.
State Makes Progress on Wildfire and Forest Health Policy May 17 2021 The governor and legislature have pushed for reforms to improve the state’s resilience to wildfire. Here’s a summary of some high-profile policy reforms.
Video: Is California Ready for Drought? May 10 2021 Drought brings greater risks to some sectors and communities. At this virtual event, experts discussed the latest drought, and how to reduce its impacts to vulnerable sectors.