In much of California, Arizona and New Mexico El Niño and La Niña have combined to create dry fuels, ready to burn.
California, Arizona and Nevada are back in negotiations about the dwindling Colorado River water supply.
High-profile turnover at state agencies reflect a culture split between grassroots demands and developer interests.
It’s too soon to stop water conservation efforts. News of the drought’s end are greatly exaggerated.
It has dwindled faster than experts have seen in nearly four decades, which could upset reservoir management.
Jacob Martinez, founder of Digital NEST, is teaching young Latinos the tech skills they’ll need in a new era of agriculture.
In the Central Valley, oil and agriculture both support and harm communities, making air pollution a complex problem.
In California, native and endemic plants are slower to shift their ranges in response to climate change, a study shows.
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