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Land Transitions and Dust in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Jaymin Kwon, Joy Collins

Jul 25, 2022 ... In both cases, extreme drought conditions—with extended hot, ... and weed-like plants—an issue that is likely to arise in the San Joaquin as ...


Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Ellen Hanak, Henry McCann, David Mitchell ...

... irrigated footprints and more drought-tolerant plants.(24) And if the climate also becomes drier, this could place additional pressures on water demand.


California’s Future

By Ellen Hanak, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Caroline Danielson ...

This multi-topic publication highlights the state's most pressing long-term policy challenges in several key areas: criminal justice, economy, education, ...


California’s Political Geography 2020

By Eric McGhee

Californians broadly support a fairly tolerant attitude toward immigrants: 72 percent believe immigrants are a benefit to the state, and 60 percent support ...

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Making Homes More Water Efficient

By Lori Pottinger

Sep 29, 2016 ... The drought-relief legislation passed in recent years included some money ... drought-tolerant plants, less lawn, more efficient irrigation.


What If California’s Drought Continues?

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle ...

California is in the fourth year of a severe, hot drought-the kind that is ... rebates to replace thirsty lawns with plants that use less water'suggests ...

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Drought Watch: Priorities for Cities and Farms

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

Financial incentives like rebates for replacing turf with more drought-tolerant plants can help. Yet to encourage widespread change in habits, cities also ...