California has water resources that Australia does not have...
Even assuming the forecasts of climate change in California are correct, it is not correct to say California’s climate is likely to become drier overall—more like Australia—so much as it is to say that our dry periods may be longer, and our wet periods may be “flashier” and more intense.
The policy prescriptions that flow from that, then, make a discussion about adopting “the Australian model” a complete non-sequitur. — Natural Resource Report
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