Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

'No way out'

Climate researchers sound the alarm at symposium

Coastal Flood Exposure Mapper. NOAA

NOAA

Torrance Daily Breeze

A warming atmosphere has already worsened California's drought and harmed coastal ecosystems, but the worst is yet to come, according to the latest scientific research on the interactions of air pollution, water reserves and weather patterns. The latest statewide academic findings were presented this week at the California Climate Change Symposium.

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Unusual Delta algae bloom worries researchers

Sacramento Bee

In what researchers suspect is another troubling side effect of the state's epic drought, the Delta is exploding with algae particles that in intensified concentrations could pose a substantial threat to the central hub for California's vast water delivery network. The algae bloom, however, is not limited to the central Delta.

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