Jacques Leslie

contributor to the Los Angeles Times, and author of “Deep Water: The Epic Struggle Over Dams, Displaced People, and the Environment”

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Author and former Hong Kong-based reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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A recent UCLA    study    says that in the next 40 years, California could likely see a flood massive enough to cause nearly $1 trillion of damage, force millions of people to…

California’s dams need repairs to survive future major flood, says author

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The  Detroit Auto Show  used to be all about size, speed, style and America's domination of the world market.

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