Monthly Archives: February 2011

What’s next for California water?

Jay Lund, UC Davis, Ray B. Krone Professor of Environmental Engineering California faces yet another period of transition in water management, with attendant turmoil and uncertainties. Since statehood, California’s landscape, society, economy, government, and environment have undergone a series of … Continue reading

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Delta “chicken” – A tragedy

Jay Lund, UC Davis, Ray B. Krone Professor of Environmental Engineering   Few dispute the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta’s poor and deteriorating condition—for native fishes, many landowners, and water users locally and statewide—and the subsequent need for major changes in Delta … Continue reading

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Reconciliation or extinction—the future of California?

By Peter Moyle It is easy to be pessimistic about the future of familiar life on this planet, especially here in California. We face an ever-growing human population, the rise of consumerism, and the refusal of most Americans to recognize … Continue reading

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