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Desalination gaining support as long-term response to CA drought

With California’s snowpack at the lowest level in a century, Governor Jerry Brown announced Wednesday the first mandatory water reductions in state history. “Today we are standing on dry grass where there should be five feet of snow,” Governor Brown said at a

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CA added just 5 dams since 1959

  Has California built any dams in the past 55 years as its population has more than doubled – and as a drought rages? Yes – but not by the state. Peter Gleick of the Pacific Water Institute recently stirred the

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False River dam could halt Delta saltwater surge

  California climatologists such as Jeffrey Mount, Peter Gleick and the California Climate Change Center have predicted for some time an apocalyptic disaster in the Sacramento Bay Delta from a rise in sea level and flooding due to global warming. 

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An open letter to presidential winner on California water policy 5

Oct. 19, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Re: Some California Water Policies to Avoid for the Next President Dear President (Obama or Romney): Congratulations on gaining the trust of a majority of the American people in your election victory.   The people

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Another Reason to Boycott Government Motors 0

April 2, 2012 Last fall, Government Motors assaulted the John and Ken radio show by pulling ads from the show because the talk show hosts favored restricting immigration. I wrote it about it then. If Government Motors had been a

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A Little Fraud to Save the Earth? 0

MARCH 5, 2012 If the theory of man-made global warming were such a self-obvious truth, the result of scientific consensus, then why do its advocates keep committing fraud to advance it? Even more disturbing, why are some writers willing to

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Gleickgate Pollutes Enviro Movement 7

FEB. 24, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI The environmental movement is suffering from a cluster of scandals. First there was Climategate. Then there was Climategate 2.0. Now, there’s Climategate 3.0 — also called “Gleickgate.” Climate activist Dr. Peter Gleick of the

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The Dark Side of Climate Activism 0

Feb. 23, 2012 Peter Gleick is a fraudster. The president and co-founder of the Oakland-based Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security confessed this week that he used a stolen identity to obtain internal documents from the Heartland

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Ag Water Use Estimated Too High 10

APRIL 7, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Dr. Jay R. Lund, Director of Watershed Sciences at U.C. Davis, posted the comment below at Calwatchdog.com on April 6 in response to my article, “Not A Shortage of Water Mythmakers”: You can get

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No Shortage of Water Mythmakers 11

APRIL 5, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Does California have enough water? Peter H. Gleick of the Pacific Institute in Oakland thinks not. He wrote yesterday in “Myths of California water shortfalls” that it is a myth there is enough water

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