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Droughts in California

By Jeffrey Mount, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan

California is highly prone to droughts, and climate change makes them worse. ... Because of this, urban areas often experience drought impacts later than ...

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Making End-of-Life Decisions on Aging Dams

By Lori Pottinger

Nov 9, 2020 ... ... active region that is also prone to intense flooding, as California is, ... PPIC: Without dams to store water, reduce flood risk, ...

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High and Rising: Flood Risk in California Grows

By Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Swain

Jul 20, 2020 ... These intense storms also cause damaging landslides and mudflows, especially in areas that have recently burned. Warming atmospheric rivers are ...

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Reducing Flood Risk in the Central Valley

By Lori Pottinger

Nov 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.

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Addressing Inequality in Flood Risk

By Lori Pottinger

Nov 13, 2019 ... More than 7 million Californians are at risk of flooding, ... at how flooding affects social inequality in flood-prone parts of the state.