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The West is Burning

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As Sonoma County wants to allow another water sucking industry: California Vineyards Prepare for 2021 Drought Conditions

Sonoma County Supervisors asleep at the wheel: California Vineyards Prepare for 2021 Drought Conditions WINEBUSINESS.COM CLICK ON LINK ABOVE FOR FULL STORY  With California facing drought conditions in 2021 following a 2020 growing season that was one of the driest and warmest in recent history, University of California (UC) crop water management and irrigation specialists …

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Every action we take must include climate change realities: Harp Seal Pups Dying on Beach as Winter Sea Ice Fails

Harp Seal Pups Dying on Beach as Winter Sea Ice Fails   A harp seal pup sits on a snow-covered beach near the town of Blanc-Sablon, Québec, in early March. Normally harp seals give birth and raise their pups on sea ice in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, but this year’s ice coverage is at …

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HCN: Study looks at covering California’s canals with solar panels

High Country News: Study looks at covering California’s canals with solar panels (CLICK ON TITLE FOR FULL STORY) “Covering waterways would save water (annual savings of 63 billion gallons of water) and provide electricity, among other benefits.” Matt Simon March 23, 2021 This story was originally published in WIRED and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Peanut …

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The $25 Million Question: How Sonoma County Can Spend Vegetation Management Funds to Bolster Wildfire Resilience

Sonoma County takes the worst route, deforestation for a new industry that destroys the watersheds and creates worse future burns according to the scientists but helps loggers and dirty energy. All being pushed by Supervisor Hopkins.    LEGAL PLANET: The $25 Million Question: How Sonoma County Can Spend Vegetation Management Funds to Bolster Wildfire Resilience …

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Brave Blue World Racing to Solve Our Water Crisis

*Note: “Hydraloop collects, cleans and re-uses the water from showers, baths, washing machines, handbasins and air conditioning units. Hydraloop water is clean, clear, safe, and disinfected. It can be re-used for toilet flushing, washing machines, garden irrigation and topping up swimming pools.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said, “Water is not necessary for life, it is life.” This …

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