Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discussed the California drought in his talk entitled “A Tale of Two Droughts.” Hanson began by giving a historical perspective on water sources and usage in California. He went on to outline how California politics has exacerbated the tensions of a three-year drought and discusses his rationale for this behavior. 

Zero Percent

"The drought is now killing off century-old California farms. People here don’t blame the weather gods for not bringing rain — they blame the rest of us for not giving a damn"
By Alan Heathcock Photographs by Matt Black

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The Very Last Drop: Summary Report

Managing Water & Food Production
First in a three‐part series on water, food and energy
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