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NYC Creates Climate Change Roadmap for Builders: Plan for Rising Seas

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The nation's largest city has a message for the architects and engineers planning the New York of tomorrow: Fortify new buildings against the ravages of climate change or risk rebuilding as global warming worsens. ... Read more about NYC Creates Climate Change Roadmap for Builders: Plan for Rising Seas

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Israel Bringing Its Years Of Desalination Experience To California

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Emily Harris
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Taking the salt out of seawater helped Israel move from the constant threat of drought to a plentiful supply of water, but Israel has learned that desalination is not the only answer.

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California Is Building The Country's Largest Solar Desalination Plant

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Adele Peters
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If you want to take a shower or wash dishes in East Porterville, California, you'll probably have to use a bucket. The water stopped running in most houses over a year ago. But nearby, farmers are paying to get rid of around 300 billion gallons of water a year. ... Read more about California Is Building The Country's Largest Solar Desalination Plant

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CA known geothermal resource areas

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http://www.energy.ca.gov/geothermal/

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In 2007, geothermal energy in our state produced 13,000 gigawatt-hours of electricity. Combined with another 440 GWh of imported geothermal electricity, then geothermal energy produced 4.5 percent of the state's total system power. A total of 43 operating geothermal power plants with an installed capacity of nearly 1,800 megawatts are in California, about two-thirds of the total United States' geothermal generation. ... Read more about CA known geothermal resource areas

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