Drought-Resistant Plants Can Be Engineered

Drought-Resistant Plants Can Be Engineered

Drought-resistant plants have now been engineered by scientists for areas that are being hit with longer dry seasons. As California enters its fourth year of a drought, scientists used this as an opportunity to attempt to genetically alter a plant’s DNA so that it could survive on less water and not perish in a drought. […]

California Gives Thanks for Rain and Snow

California Gives Thanks for Rain and Snow

California got something this weekend many will give thanks for: rain and snow. As the state was entering the fourth year of a crippling drought, the first of two storm systems moved down the coast on Sunday dropping rain and snow throughout most of the state. Sunday’s storm brought rain, fog and wind to a […]

Drought in California May Make Water More Valuable Than Gold

Drought in California May Make Water More Valuable Than Gold

With California experiencing the greatest drought in its recorded history, and voluntary conservation measures only marginally reducing overall water usage, the Golden State may see water rates soar to the level where water becomes more valuable than gold. With no rain or snow for most of California for the past three years, 2014 has turned […]