Will the western U.S. ever solve its water woes? Estimates suggest demand will continue to...

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Will the western U.S. ever solve its water woes? Estimates suggest demand will continue to outstrip supply, much as it has in the past decade. By 2060, the median shortfall could reach 3.2M acre-feet - or about five times as much water as Los Angeles uses each year. When scientists talk about the need for “climate adaptation," this is what they mean, Brad Plumer writes.