Let Them Eat Water

Even if you live a long way from California, our drought is still your drought. “California farmers produce more than a third of the nation’s vegetables and two-thirds of its fruits and nuts. To do that, they use nearly 80 percent of all the water consumed in the state.” So if I’m gonna convince my kids to take shorter showers, you’re gonna have to ease up on the almonds. From the NYT, here’s a guide to your contribution to the California drought.

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