Category Archives: Environmentalism

Build the Dam

Climate change presents us with another reason to increase the building of dams, as this article from Stanford University notes the increase of rain rather than snow that climate change predicts. An excerpt. Here’s a question that Stanford climatologist Noah … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Shasta Auburn Dam

Science & State Water Politics

Validating what everyone following the subject already knows, this story from Fox & Hounds is a must read. An excerpt. A new environmental study, published in in the prestigious North American Journal of Fisheries Management, reveals that Governor Jerry Brown’s … Continue reading

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Orville Dam

Given what has just happened there, this story from the Mercury News, detailing actions not taken 12 years ago, is very disheartening but, unfortunately, all too common by government when public safety is concerned. An excerpt. More than a decade … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Government, Shasta Auburn Dam

Camp Pollock

Camp Pollock is the most significant effort to clean up the devastated Lower Reach of the Parkway—from Discovery Park to Cal Expo—yet taken and this story in the Sacramento Bee is a must read. An excerpt. Just blocks from busy … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Homelessness

Out of Touch

Further reminding us of how sketchy the liberal perspective is regarding the obvious need for more water storage in Northern California, this latest editorial in the Sacramento Bee, though commending San Diego for creating more storage, focuses completely on conservation, none on capture; … Continue reading

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Water, Politics & Science

An excellent article from Fox & Hounds about the all-too-often obtuse mix. An excerpt. The California State Water Resources Board (SWRCB) was taken to the woodshed this week by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), when Mark Holderman, the … Continue reading

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Water & Drought

Explained well in this article from the Modesto Bee. An excerpt. If you go to your doctor and ask for prescription pain relievers even after you’re no longer in pain, that probably makes you an addict. Instead of killing pain, … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Water