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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... ... the weather whiplash that is a hallmark of our state's climate. Flooding, power outages, and downed trees are now dominating the news.

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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... The combination of high rainfall rates and winds causes urban and river flooding, as well as landslides and debris flows (especially in areas ...

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Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

By Letitia Grenier, Stephanie Panlasigui, Crissy Pickett, Gokce Sencan

California's ecosystems are vital to the state's economy and wellbeing, ... the restoration of key ecosystem functions across a broad geographical area.

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California’s Future

By Ellen Hanak, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Caroline Danielson ...

This multi-topic publication highlights the state's most pressing long-term policy challenges in several key areas: criminal justice, economy, education, ...

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Droughts Aren’t Just About Water Anymore

By Lori Pottinger

Dec 15, 2020 ... But now satellites are being used to estimate it over broad areas and time ... we spend most of the time in a state of perennial drought, ...

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High and Rising: Flood Risk in California Grows

By Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Swain

Jul 20, 2020 ... Warming atmospheric rivers are a challenge for California's flood management. Today, much of the state relies on Federal Emergency Management ...

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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 ... BRETT SANDERS: We basically rely on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maps to evaluate flood risk across the state.