Eric Holthaus

Slate.com

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Meteorologist who writes about climate and weather for Slate’s Future Tense

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Desalination could be one answer to our drinking water problems here in California. But recycling and purifying our wastewater could be a much better and cheaper solution.

Drinking Our Waste Water

Desalination could be one answer to our drinking water problems here in California. But recycling and purifying our wastewater could be a much better and cheaper solution.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than 110 governments across the globe have now agreed that climate change already threatens the systems that support human existence, and that global action must be taken…

UN 'Climate Change' Report Says Entire Planet Being Affected

More than 110 governments across the globe have now agreed that climate change already threatens the systems that support human existence, and that global action must be taken…

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