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Craig Miller

Craig is KQED's science editor, specializing in weather, climate, water & energy issues, with a little seismology thrown in just to shake things up. Prior to his current position, he launched and led the station's award-winning multimedia project, Climate Watch. Craig is also an accomplished writer/producer of television documentaries, with a focus on natural resource issues.

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Drought Rallies Support for California Water Projects

September 24, 2014 | 9:07 am

Drought Rallies Support for California Water Projects

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Californians show a willingness to spend billions on securing their future water supplies.

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Finding Faults: Scientists Close In on Napa Quake Origins

September 22, 2014 | 6:35 am

Finding Faults: Scientists Close In on Napa Quake Origins

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USGS geologists identify which surface cracks in the west Napa Valley offer clues to faultlines.

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Quake-Revived Streams Could Keep Flowing For a While

September 9, 2014 | 9:00 am

Quake-Revived Streams Could Keep Flowing For a While

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Napa quake jump-started several streams, but where the water is coming from is hard to say.

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Napa Quake Forces Redrawing of Fault Maps

September 2, 2014 | 1:44 pm

Napa Quake Forces Redrawing of Fault Maps

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The bad news: There is likely far more shake potential in the Napa Valley than previously believed.

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New S.F., East Bay Water Restrictions: ‘Mandatory,’ With No Penalties for Most

August 13, 2014 | 6:00 am

New S.F., East Bay Water Restrictions: ‘Mandatory,’ With No Penalties for Most

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Big districts seek to limit water use amid drought, but without strict enforcement measures.

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El Niño Fizzle: No Relief Likely for California Drought

August 7, 2014 | 11:05 am

El Niño Fizzle: No Relief Likely for California Drought

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Scientists say the odds of those peculiar ocean conditions associated with wet winters have diminished.

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Drought Becomes Top Environmental Priority for Californians

July 24, 2014 | 8:55 am

Drought Becomes Top Environmental Priority for Californians

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In a new statewide poll, more than a third of respondents favored mandatory water restrictions.

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California’s Drought Is Hurting Farmers More Than Consumers

July 15, 2014 | 12:03 pm

California’s Drought Is Hurting Farmers More Than Consumers

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The drought has pushed up prices for alfalfa hay in California by about 20 percent, but not food prices.

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Carbon-Tracking Satellite Will Monitor Earth’s ‘Breathing’

June 30, 2014 | 1:36 pm

Carbon-Tracking Satellite Will Monitor Earth’s ‘Breathing’

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The data could yield a more precise picture of how accumulating greenhouse gases will affect the planet.

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Drought Lessons From Down Under

June 30, 2014 | 9:34 am

Drought Lessons From Down Under

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Australia’s nine-year “millennial drought” transformed attitudes toward water there.

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