August 11, 2015 ~ Catalyst California: A State Rebalances
The nation’s largest economy and most populous state crafts emergency responses in real time
Opening Remarks from August 11th
Closing Remarks from August 11th
Can modern society reshape its civic institutions, infrastructure, and practices to thrive in an era of water scarcity?
California’s four-year drought — and a fickle El Nino — is a 21st-century test for the state’s 39 million residents, its economy, and its environment. The hottest, driest period in state history is forcing regulators, water managers, farmers, city officials, and ordinary people to take unprecedented measures to ensure an adequate water supply for all.
Our call on Tuesday, August 11th began a three-part exploration of the issues raised by California’s water crises and to place them in a global context.
August 11, 2015 recap
|Chief Operations Officer, Family Water Alliance|
|Environment Editor, KPCC|
|Managing Director, Milken Institute’s California Center|
|Chair, California State Water Resources Control Board|
|Director, Water Policy Program|
University of California, Santa Barbara