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Energy/Environment Historic California drought called a red flag for future of US (+video)

The California drought, the worst in its history, could have far-reaching impacts for the state and for a nation that is only now starting to cope with climate change, experts say.

By Staff writer / January 22, 2014

Jason Halley/Chico Enterprise-Record/AP

As California faces the worst drought in its 163-year history with no hint of relief in sight, some scientists are calling the event a red flag for the future of the nation.