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Steven Greenhut Joins KFBK Morning News to Talk Drought, Water

Steven Greenhut, author of PRI’s “Winning the Water Wars,” talks about California’s drought, water storage, the policy of “water abundance,” and what’s next for Californians.

California

Good Morning Arizona Interviews Steven Greenhut on “Mega-Drought” in the West

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Are we running out of water? It’s a scary thought but a possible reality for states like Arizona that are facing droughts. Some scientists warn the Grand Canyon State and the rest of the West may be headed for the worst megadrought in history. According to the …

Agriculture

KMVT Idaho Interviews Steven Greenhut on the West’s “Mega-Drought”

Much of the western United States is running out of water with much of Southern Idaho in the abnormally dry or moderate drought categories. Nearly 80% of the American West is in a drought and now is the time to think about the future of Idaho water. With much of …

Agriculture

Facing Down Fear of a Mega-Drought

Four years ago, then-Gov. Jerry Brown announced the end of California’s historically severe drought by lifting various emergency restrictions. “This drought emergency is over, but the next drought could be around the corner,” the governor intoned. “Conservation must remain a way of life.” Brown was right about the next drought now …

Agriculture

Preparing for Another Drought

California’s historically severe drought, which ended in March 2019, had dominated Capitol discussions during its eight-year run, yet had not led to any dramatic changes in the way the state manages its water resources. This seems hard to fathom, given that state officials continue to warn about the impact of climate …

Business & Economics

Bankruptcy may be only way out for cities, states

The problem in the public sector is that government never is allowed to fail. There never is a day of reckoning no matter how poorly government provides its so-called services I recently documented how the state’s pro-union attorney general, Kamala Harris, crafted an unfair and dishonest title and summary for …

Business & Economics

Obama Defends Bailouts, Handouts and Cop-Outs

State of the Union addresses provide insight into the vision of America embraced by the president, and in that regard Tuesday’s address by President Barack Obama didn’t disappoint. He envisions a country where the federal government protects and creates union jobs and where the public sector is leading the charge …

Business & Economics

Stop Rewarding Irresponsiblity

During the State of the Union, President Obama called for a new era of responsibility, and declared that there will be “no bailouts,” yet he offered a supposed solution for the ongoing mortgage crisis that rewards irresponsibility by promising even more bailouts for “underwater” homeowners. The president blamed the nation’s …

California

Another Way California Wastes Taxpayer Dollars

California legislators never have enough time, and always lack the vision, to deal appropriately with the state’s pressing budget and infrastructure problems. But they are great at self-aggrandizement and at catering to the special-interest groups that assure their re-election. One would think, for instance, the Assembly Transportation Committee would be …

California

Don’t trust the locals yet

California’s redevelopment agencies were corrupt and had to go. But it’s hardly obvious that re-empowering local officials with “new and improved” economic development authority is a wise idea. Don’t misunderstand. It wasn’t that city officials who served on state redevelopment agency boards received bribes and kickbacks, or engaged in what …

California

Steven Greenhut Joins KFBK Morning News to Talk Drought, Water

Steven Greenhut, author of PRI’s “Winning the Water Wars,” talks about California’s drought, water storage, the policy of “water abundance,” and what’s next for Californians.

California

Good Morning Arizona Interviews Steven Greenhut on “Mega-Drought” in the West

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Are we running out of water? It’s a scary thought but a possible reality for states like Arizona that are facing droughts. Some scientists warn the Grand Canyon State and the rest of the West may be headed for the worst megadrought in history. According to the …

Agriculture

KMVT Idaho Interviews Steven Greenhut on the West’s “Mega-Drought”

Much of the western United States is running out of water with much of Southern Idaho in the abnormally dry or moderate drought categories. Nearly 80% of the American West is in a drought and now is the time to think about the future of Idaho water. With much of …

Agriculture

Facing Down Fear of a Mega-Drought

Four years ago, then-Gov. Jerry Brown announced the end of California’s historically severe drought by lifting various emergency restrictions. “This drought emergency is over, but the next drought could be around the corner,” the governor intoned. “Conservation must remain a way of life.” Brown was right about the next drought now …

Agriculture

Preparing for Another Drought

California’s historically severe drought, which ended in March 2019, had dominated Capitol discussions during its eight-year run, yet had not led to any dramatic changes in the way the state manages its water resources. This seems hard to fathom, given that state officials continue to warn about the impact of climate …

Business & Economics

Bankruptcy may be only way out for cities, states

The problem in the public sector is that government never is allowed to fail. There never is a day of reckoning no matter how poorly government provides its so-called services I recently documented how the state’s pro-union attorney general, Kamala Harris, crafted an unfair and dishonest title and summary for …

Business & Economics

Obama Defends Bailouts, Handouts and Cop-Outs

State of the Union addresses provide insight into the vision of America embraced by the president, and in that regard Tuesday’s address by President Barack Obama didn’t disappoint. He envisions a country where the federal government protects and creates union jobs and where the public sector is leading the charge …

Business & Economics

Stop Rewarding Irresponsiblity

During the State of the Union, President Obama called for a new era of responsibility, and declared that there will be “no bailouts,” yet he offered a supposed solution for the ongoing mortgage crisis that rewards irresponsibility by promising even more bailouts for “underwater” homeowners. The president blamed the nation’s …

California

Another Way California Wastes Taxpayer Dollars

California legislators never have enough time, and always lack the vision, to deal appropriately with the state’s pressing budget and infrastructure problems. But they are great at self-aggrandizement and at catering to the special-interest groups that assure their re-election. One would think, for instance, the Assembly Transportation Committee would be …

California

Don’t trust the locals yet

California’s redevelopment agencies were corrupt and had to go. But it’s hardly obvious that re-empowering local officials with “new and improved” economic development authority is a wise idea. Don’t misunderstand. It wasn’t that city officials who served on state redevelopment agency boards received bribes and kickbacks, or engaged in what …

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