California’s Government-Mandated Drought All Over a 3-Inch Fish?

I bet once you saw that this was California, it all made sense. While it’s true that California is experiencing low precipitation, the state has plenty of water to take care of everyone and all the farmland that produces food that people around the U.S. enjoy. But because of the “endangered” Delta Smelt, a small fish living mostly in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, farmers are not allowed access to water. They’re being forced to let all their crops and trees dry up and die, so Read more […]

NOAA Study: California Drought has Nothing to do with Global Warming

Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have released a report contending that the California drought is simply a natural occurrence and not something that’s been the result of or even exacerbated by manmade global warming. USA Today reported: Natural weather patterns, not man-made global warming, are causing the historic drought parching California, says a study out Monday from federal scientists. “It’s important to note that California’s drought, while extreme, Read more […]