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Study Finds Moderate Warming Depletes Groundwater Reservoirs

Climate change is threatening groundwater reservoirs, according to a new study released by researchers in Arizona and Colorado. They found that even moderate warming will cause plants to reach into the water supplies hidden beneath and deplete them.

Even though we cannot immediately see the groundwater, it is vitally important to our water future. So, what do these findings mean? 

Luke Runyon with KUNC in Colorado joined The Show to explain.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.