Water

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The Santa Barbara City Council unanimously voted on Tuesday to restart a desalination plant to confront exacerbating water problems amid the state's four-year drought . The plant, which has been in standby mode since the 1990s, would suck water from the ocean and use reverse osmosis to turn it into drinking water. According to reporting by KYET-TV...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"Even if we were to freeze greenhouse gases at current levels, the sea would actually continue to warm for centuries and millennia, and as they continue to warm and expand the sea levels will continue to rise," said Greg Johnson, an oceanographer for NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory. (Photo: Tiago Fioreze/Wikimedia/cc)
More than 400 scientists from 58 countries on three continents determined in...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Affirming what environmentalists have long charged, a new study finds that...