Jim Carlton

Wall Street Journal

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Environmental Reporter for the Wall Street Journal, based in San Francisco, California

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California's definitive problem is the shortage of water — brought to public consciousness by a third year of diminished rainfall and new battles in the ongoing water war.

New Battles in California's Water Wars

California's definitive problem is the shortage of water — brought to public consciousness by a third year of diminished rainfall and new battles in the ongoing water war.

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Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has made a deal with the Democrats who run the state legislature in California.

Schwarzenegger on Board to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has made a deal with the Democrats who run the state legislature in California.

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