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Fremtiden er nå i California

Bander som stjeler vann, er allerede et sterkt økende problem i California. Det kan få store konsekvenser for AS Norge, skriver Lars Risan.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 19, 2021 a "bathtub ring" is visible at sunset during low water levels the Lake Mead reservoir due to the western drought  as seen from the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River at the Nevada and Arizona state border. - A huge reservoir that supplies water to tens of millions of people in the Western US is at such low levels that populations it feeds must reduce their useage next year, the government said August 16.
A chronic drought has left huge swathes of the country parched, as man-made climate change forces shifts in the pattern of rainfall.
That has left Lake Mead, the largest aritifical reservoir in the United States, which is fed by the mighty Colorado River, worryingly low -- at just a third of its capacity. (Photo by Patrick T. FALLON / AFP)

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