Drought

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About California's drought

UC researchers offer insights on coping with the state's extended dry spell.
dying pines

Climate's one-two punch

The combination of drought and warming climate may have major environmental consequences.

Ranchers anticipate devastating impact from drought

Ranching, which depends on rain-fed systems rather than groundwater or stored water, is particularly vulnerable.

Why state’s water woes could be just beginning

1976-77 drought could be mild in comparison: Paleoclimatologist believes we could be facing the driest water year in 500 years.

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