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Drought

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Running On Empty: Climate Change

Among leading scientists, there is little doubt the Earth’s climate is changing.

21 hours ago

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Running On Empty: Hydroponics

As food prices go up because of the drought, some people are looking to grow their own with less water.

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Running On Empty: Who’s Watching The Water?

It may surprise you to learn that we do a lousy job keeping track of how much water is being used in this drought – and by whom.

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Running On Empty: Two Farmers

The cost of water is hurting farmers – some more than others.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown holds a chart showing statewide average precipitation as he speaks during a news conference on January 17, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  Gov. Brown declared a drought state of emergency for  California as the state faces water shortfalls in what is expected to be the driest year in state history. Residents are being asked to voluntarily reduce water usage by 20%. (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Running On Empty: Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a drought state of emergency in California, calling on all Californians to cut back their water use by 20 percent.

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Running On Empty: Water Recreation

Getting away for some “R-and-R” may be a bit more challenging in this drought.

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Nic Walker closely followed by a kangaroo fondly named 'Blue Boy' enters a shearing shed at his property 'Rio Station' on March 20, 2014 in Longreach, Australia.  Queensland, Australia's second-largest state, is currently suffering from its widest spread drought on record. Almost 80% of the region is now declared affected. The Australian government recently approved an emergency drought relief package of A$320m, of which at least A$280m is allocated for loans to assist eligible farm businesses to recover.  (Photo credit: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

Running On Empty: Lessons From Australia

Some Californians aren’t taking the drought seriously.

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Running On Empty: Health Impact

Our prolonged drought is starting to impact some people’s health.

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Running On Empty: Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott

The drought has forced firefighters across California to rethink the way they fight fires.

21 hours ago

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Running On Empty: Sierra Madre

There’s a lesson to be learned from one city in the San Gabriel foothills that used up its water.

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Running On Empty: Water Source

Southern California lives or dies on imported water.

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Running On Empty: California Grocers Association’s Dave Heylen

The drought is already raising the cost of some foods, and the experts say prices will probably go even higher.

21 hours ago

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Running On Empty: No Water Shortage?

Some people say we have plenty of water, even though we’re in a drought.

21 hours ago

Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Running On Empty: Ed Begley Jr.

If you want an example of how to make saving water your lifestyle, just ask actor / environmentalist Ed Begley Jr.

21 hours ago

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Running On Empty: KNX Time Machine

After consulting with a major climatologist, KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO put together a year-by-year look into the future what California might be like should our epic drought go on.

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