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The West Without Water
Date Wednesday March 26
Time 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
Lafayette Library, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorElisabeth Mart
In 2013, California suffered its driest calendar year on record. Wildfires raged across the state – from the massive Rim Fire in Yosemite to the flames that engulfed Big Sur – and Governor Brown has since declared a drought state of emergency as the unprecedented dry spell has stretched into 2014. UC Berkeley paleoclimatologist B. Lynn Ingram, co-author of The West Without Water, believes this could potentially be the driest water year we’ve had in 500 years. Join Ingram and co-author Frances Malamud-Roam for a discussion on California’s current water crisis, the region’s climatic past and predictions about the future of climate change and its effect on water resources.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 11th, 2014 5:01 PM

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