Conservation

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Apple’s Chinese Solar Project, US Forest Conservation Gains Greenpeace Recognition

Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solarpower project and preserving 36,000 acres of “sustainable” timberland in Maine and North Carolina.

04/16/2015

In this before-and-after composite image, (Top) The Enterprise Bridge passes over full water levels at a section of Lake Oroville on July 20, 2011 in Oroville, California.

Prepare For ‘Australian-Type’ Drought, California Officials Warn

A panel of top state and local officials that met in Sacramento Thursday warned that residents should prepare for what could be a decade-long drought much like that experienced in Australia recently.

04/09/2015

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Water Conservation Plummets In California Amid Mandatory Drought Restrictions

California’s water board said Tuesday that residents saved less water in February than in any other month since it began tracking conservation efforts last summer.

04/07/2015

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California Water Officials Use Smart Meters To Catch McDonald’s, Other Water Wasters In Real Time

A Southern California city is cracking down on water wasters with a new tool in light of recent water restrictions issued by Gov. Jerry Brown to fight the drought.

04/07/2015

Man fills drums for free recycled water fill station in Dublin. (CBS)

East Bay Water District Giving Away Free Recycled Water

Need water? In the East Bay they’re giving away recycled water to anyone who shows up with a bucket.

04/04/2015

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How Much Water Are You Really Consuming?

California is in a serious drought. It’s time to save water if only a gallon at a time. But did you know by giving up one steak dinner, you could take dozens of 10 minute hot showers? Here’s why.

04/02/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown, Lawmakers To Announce Emergency Drought-Relief Package

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders are set to announce emergency drought-relief legislation as California enters its fourth consecutive dry year.

03/19/2015

Drought

NASA Scientist Says Epic Drought Leaving California With Only 1 Year Of Water Left

A NASA scientist is saying California only has about one year of water left in its reservoirs, after years of record drought.

03/13/2015

Workers wash a van at a car wash on January 29, 2014.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Is There Really An Eco-Friendly Way To Wash Your Car During California’s Drought?

Water rationing or water conservation, has been a priority in my household (and probably yours) for the past 3 years. In fact, water conservation has become “a game” for me! Every month, I am anxious to tear open my water bill and see just how much more I saved over the previous month!

03/13/2015

The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

Stanford Climatologist Says Californians Need To Prepare For Warmer, Drier Weather As New Normal

Stanford Professor Noah Diffenbaugh says “there are a number of measures that suggest that the drought we’re in now is the worst on record.”

03/02/2015

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