Today, protesters delivered 515,000 signatures on a petition to Nestle's headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles telling Nestle to get out of town. Here ...
Replace your water-demanding lawn with an attractive, environmentally friendly garden; this can be done by a landscaper who makes a reasonable profit and does designs that are specific to each different home or business.
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When the commercial and residential sectors are responsible for a mere 20 percent of the state's water use, shorter showers will offer barely more than a drop in the near-empty bucket. The real culprit is not the water wastage in our bathtubs and fountains, or even on our golf courses -- it's on our plates.
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I will start this letter with an admission; I am no expert on water. I find the complexity of water rights, storage, flows and the like to be extraordinarily difficult to fully comprehend.
If there is a silver lining to be found in the devastating California drought, it's that many more Americans are finally thinking about where and how their food is grown.
If we don't want to screw up our climate, it is time to put the fruitless debates on climate-engineering techniques to rest, and focus on the only real solution, which is a tremendous challenge requiring all our intellectual resources: The mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions.
A combination of field liners, floppy sprinklers and big data could reduce California agricultural water use by at least 75% -- while actually boosting yields and saving farmers a fortune on their water bill.
The more I read about California's drought, the more it feels like an episode of TNT's Dallas reboot. Are the hazards of fracking akin to those of groundwater drilling? One contaminates it and the other depletes it. And in case depletion doesn't scare you enough, now groundwater drilling is collapsing the Central Valley.
Almonds and pistachios together use around 3.3 million acre-feet of water and produce around $1,150 per acre-foot of water.
You've probably heard it all by now. Almondgate, the Devil Eats Marzipan, the 1.1 gallons of water it takes to grow an almond -- which is a lot, but a little misleading when it isn't put into perspective.
Governor Brown's call for mandatory water cutbacks for all Californians has a lot of us wondering what more we can do to save water, especially outdoors. And how can we get our gardens through the worst drought in our history? Here's a strategy.
By now you've heard about the epic drought threatening every California water user, from almond growers to swimming pool owners. So would it surprise you to learn that the state actually has more than enough water to go around?
We in Beverly Hills are more than prepared to come together with the rest of the region and the entire state to do our part to create sustainable long-term solutions to the challenges that our climate presents us with. But if we are all in this together, then let's really all be in it together.
Live from La Casa de Joel, I am pleased to bring you my State of the City address.