Fighting Sea Level Rise the Natural Way Lori Pottinger February 3 2020 How will rising seas affect freshwater ecosystems, and what role do these systems play in managing the problem? We talked to scientist Letitia Grenier about this issue.
Governor’s Budget Seeks to Build Water Resilience Ellen Hanak, Gokce Sencan January 21 2020 A look at the water and climate priorities laid out in two new documents: the state’s draft Water Resilience Portfolio and the governor’s proposed budget.
Providing Safe Drinking Water in the Face of Disasters: Lessons from Lake County Jelena Jezdimirovic December 18 2019 Small, rural communities with ongoing drinking water challenges are especially vulnerable to greater extremes brought on by a warming climate. We interviewed Jan Coppinger of Lake County Special Districts about how local water agencies have dealt with a string of natural disasters.
Reducing Flood Risk in the Central Valley Lori Pottinger November 19 2019 The Central Valley has some of the highest risk of flooding in the state—and that risk is growing as the climate changes. We talked to Tim Ramirez of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board about what’s being done to manage this risk, now and into the future.