Grist is a nonprofit, independent media organization dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions and a just future.
Parched California prepares for first-ever Colorado River cuts
By Jake Bittle, Grist
Officials in California are closing in on an agreement to give up a significant portion of the water the state gets from the Colorado River, bowing to an emergency demand made by the federal government earlier this summer.
Executives from two large water districts in the...
How climate change spurs megadroughts
This story is part of the Grist series Parched, an in-depth look at how climate change-fueled drought is reshaping communities, economies, and ecosystems.
On an afternoon in late June, the San Luis Reservoir — a 9-mile lake about an hour southeast of San Jose, California — shimmered in 102-degree heat. A dusty,...
You’ve successfully subscribed to News JustIN
Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in.
Great! You’ve successfully signed up.
Your link has expired
Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.