We like to simplify problems. To solve the water crisis in California, we’ll just stop buying almonds. Well, if only problems were that simple! We would have figured everything out a long time ago if that was the case.
Here’s a good article that explains more of the complexity of the problem:
(I really like that news site…)
Often what needs to change is policy. Let’s work on that instead!
On the policy concept, take a look at this article (yes, US based):
I think it’s time we changed the rules of the game!