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Erica Gies

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    Why We Need Muck to Fight Rising Sea Levels

    We’ve starved marshes of their essential sediment—now can we repair them in time?

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    One Key to Wisdom: Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste

    Folsom Lake, near Sacramento, provides a clear illustration of the extent of California’s drought. On July 20, 2011, the reservoir was at 97 percent of capacity. On January 16, 2014, it was at 17 percent, and there was no water flowing through the Folsom Dam.California Department of Water Resources via NASA   California is the […]