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Video: Building Resilience for Cities and Farms with Water Partnerships February 5 2021 Moving from competition to cooperation can help solve water problems facing farms in the San Joaquin Valley and cities in Southern California. A panel of experts discussed how water partnerships can help address both regions’ needs.
Commentary: Water Markets Can Reduce the Costs of Drought February 1 2021 California’s warming climate is making droughts more intense, complicating water management. A new water futures market provides a tool to insure against price shocks arising from drought-fueled shortages.
Commentary: Water Partnerships between Cities and Farms Would Help Prepare for a Changing Climate January 20 2021 San Joaquin Valley farms and Southern California cities face different but equally daunting water challenges. Both regions’ water futures could be more secure if they jointly developed and managed some water supplies.
Droughts Aren’t Just About Water Anymore December 15 2020 An increasingly “thirsty atmosphere” in California and the West is influencing drought. We talked to climate scientist Mike Dettinger about this phenomenon.
Video: Building a Water-Resilient California November 23 2020 What are key California water priorities for the coming year, in light of ongoing disruptions from the pandemic, the recession, lingering drought, and a record-breaking fire season? Panels of experts discussed three top priorities.