This is Part ll of my series on California’s dubious drought
and water policies
National media coverage has largely confused reasons for the
current drought. We are now being told that global warming has
caused the drought.
Perhaps a more realistic cause for the drought can be found in
natural climate change, agricultural inefficiency, poor water
storage planning, and urban development in arid regions.
Most of the media and public officials paint California farmers
and ranchers as the biggest water wasters in the state. Yet they
have made huge strides in improving efficient water management over
the years — it’s in their best interest to do so, not only
economically, but to save and conserve natural resources. Farmers
and ranchers are some of the best, most efficient and effective
conservationists California has.
North Korean-style water spies
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