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California’s Plunging Birth Rates

By Hans Johnson

7 days ago ... Many countries with low birth rates have enacted policies that ... and may spur environmental gains that accrue from a lower population.

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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... PPIC Water Policy Center director Ellen Hanak reflects on what ... where needed to protect other water users and environmental flows.

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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... Water is also required for hydropower generation, thermoelectric power plants, and oil and gas extraction. Improving water use efficiency can ...


Priorities for California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Sarah Bardeen, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Nov 30, 2022 ... Then it examines how these climate shifts will impact urban and rural communities, agriculture, and the environment.


Solar Development in the San Joaquin Valley

Andrew Ayres is a research fellow at the PPIC Water Policy Center. He is an environmental and natural resource economist focused on questions related to the ...


Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Annabelle Rosser, Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Two state policies, SGMA and Senate Bill 100 (which requires that 100% of ... We then dive into the economic and environmental considerations necessary to ...