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One Planet: How Is California Preparing For A Future With Less Water?

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we are having a conversation with award winning journalist and author Mark Arax about the looming water shortages in California. In May Gov. Gavin Newsom placed 41 of the state’s 58 counties under a drought emergency. With California in the midst of another drought, how is the state preparing for a possible water shortage?


Mark Arax, award-winning journalist and author of The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California
Julie Cart, award winning environmental reporter for CalMatters

Web Resources:

AGJournal: Past, future converge in book examining strain on West’s water by Mark Arax

CalMatters: Tulare County’s never-ending drought brings dried up wells and plenty of misery

CalMatters: Water shortages: Why some Californians are running out in 2021 and others aren’t

The NY Times: The Western Drought Is Bad. Here’s What You Should Know About It.