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Yikes! Past 3 years of California drought are "worst in 1,200 years", new study finds

Yikes! Past 3 years of California drought are "worst in 1,200 years", new study finds | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
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Comcast and Major League Baseball: Save Our Water

Comcast and Major League Baseball: Save Our Water | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Comcast focuses its water saving in response to the California drought, and the state's baseball teams spread the word to fans.

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All of California is in Drought, First Time in 15 Years

All of California is in Drought, First Time in 15 Years | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
All of California is officially in drought, according to the April 22 edition of the U.S. Drought Monitor.
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New tech uses microbes to cut water waste from beer

New tech uses microbes to cut water waste from beer | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
As drought worsens in the western US, Cambrian Innovations aims to reduce water consumption and cost while producing energy
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FEMA: Caught Between Climate Change and Congress 

FEMA: Caught Between Climate Change and Congress  | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
InsideClimate News -- Thanks to climate change, extreme weather disasters have hammered the United States with increasing frequency in recent years—from drought and wildfires to coastal storms and flooding.
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We're on the Brink of the Worst Drought in 1,000 Years

We're on the Brink of the Worst Drought in 1,000 Years | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
2012 brought extreme heat and drought. But that's nothing to what's around the corner.
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Saving Up for a Dry Day

Saving Up for a Dry Day | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Collecting rainwater is an ancient idea, but these days, the concept is coming back in advanced economies, especially in drought-stricken areas.
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Ethiopia "regreens" degraded land. Plans to restore 15m more hectares by 2030.

Ethiopia "regreens" degraded land. Plans to restore 15m more hectares by 2030. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
From drought and dust to green fields and forests, this a success story that needs to be replicated.
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Yikes! California's extreme drought could last "a decade or more", 2014 driest year in a century

Yikes! California's extreme drought could last "a decade or more", 2014 driest year in a century | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
California has been going through a drought for about 3 years now, with 2013 being the driest year on record.
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California drought: Solar desalination plant shows promise

California drought: Solar desalination plant shows promise | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it

Quietly whirring away in a dusty field in the Central Valley is a shiny solar energy machine that may someday solve many of California's water problems. [...] 

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Solar Desalination Gives California Water District More Freshwater

Solar Desalination Gives California Water District More Freshwater | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Solar desalination just might help Central California farmers cope with drought.
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Vast water reserve discovered in drought-stricken Kenya

Vast water reserve discovered in drought-stricken Kenya | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The newfound aquifer contains enough water to quench Kenya for decades to come.
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2013 drought may be worse than 2012, says NOAA

2013 drought may be worse than 2012, says NOAA | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The historic drought of 2011 and 2012 cost more than $50bn, greater than the economic damage caused by hurricane Sandy. Unfortunately, NOAA predicts 2013 will be even worse.
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America's "greenest street" provides a blueprint for sustainable urban development

America's "greenest street" provides a blueprint for sustainable urban development | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Cermak Road in Chicago has earned the title “Greenest Street in America” through its use of landscaping, wind power, irrigation, drought-resistant native p...
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The Enormous Costs of the 2012 Drought to Farmers and Taxpayers

The Enormous Costs of the 2012 Drought to Farmers and Taxpayers | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Drought is one of the environmental consequences of global warming - but it also has enormous financial repercussions.
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