Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Traffic Noise Competes with Almond Grower's Interview

In Parched California, Innovation, Like Water, Has Limits.  (The New York Times, April 7, 2015)
Even today, as almond trees in the Central Valley’s Kern County stand dead, farmers elsewhere in the state are planting new acres with this extremely thirsty crop, which sucks as much water in a year as Los Angeles does in three.

Related posts:
Californians' majority view of drought: Some serious stuff but no water rationing, please.  (3/19/2015) 
California intensity: From abnormally dry to exceptional drought.  (3/19/2015)

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