DR. GEETA PERSAD: Climate change and the future of California’s water

Climate change is already transforming California’s water cycle, putting stress on the state’s rigidly engineered water infrastructure as well as our unique ecosystems. Current water management strategies will need to be fundamentally rethought as climate change depletes the state’s natural snowpack storage, concentrates rainfall into increasingly extreme events, brings salty ocean water farther inland, and dries out vegetation and soils. … Continue reading DR. GEETA PERSAD: Climate change and the future of California’s water