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!