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The Politics of Water

There is enormous concern that more than half the nations across the globe will suffer a freshwater crisis in the next ten years. But today, the focus on water in the US is laser sharp. As drought deepens in California, our nation’s most important agricultural producing state, water shortages across the west are front page news throughout the country. Drought, simply stated, affects all of us. Conservation is one avenue to navigate, challenging as it is. But a formidable roadblock to water security may lie with lawmakers who need to make policy changes and political interventions.

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