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… Read More