Monday, August 03, 2009
A storm brews over West Los Angeles in February. Despite storms last winter, California remains in a drought and experts now recommend the state take steps to prepare for the effects of climate change.And yet, as Hugh Hewitt pointed out last week by linking to this story:
This is not a story about fish. Rather, it is a story about how efforts to save the fish through a court-ordered water shortage have pushed a region already brought to the brink by recession over the edge. [emphasis added]In this instance rainfall and drought are completely unrelated - and it sucks.