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California governor calls for voluntarily water rationing

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday asked people and businesses in the nation's most populous state to voluntarily cut how much water they use by 15 per cent as the Western United States weathers a drought that is rapidly emptying reservoirs relied on for agriculture, drinking water and fish habitat.

Climate change is killing us

The extreme heat in Western Canada is a brutal reminder that climate-driven fatalities are going to be an even bigger part of our lives going forward, writes columnist Max Fawcett. We need to be taking bounds, not steps, if we’re going to get ahead of this slow-motion disaster.