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Despite its greenery, Atlanta may run out of water in 90 days. An ‘exceptional’ drought, the worst drought category, affects one fourth of the South. Georgia has declared many counties in state of emergency and has requested federal disaster aid. Scientists are predicting mega-droughts for the whole Southwest. What are policymakers and individuals doing to help save and conserve water?
Guests: Edwin Mesa, Multimedia reporter, Atlanta Latino, Atlanta, GA; Fabricio Lopez, member of Board of Directors, Georgia Conservancy, Atlanta, GA; Dr. Norman Breuer, Southeast Climate Consortium, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
60:46 minutes (55.64 MB)