This Is Mike Huckabee’s Brain on Ethanol

Charlie Neibergall/AP

The GOP hopeful just can’t seem to make up his mind on whether biofuels are good or bad.

There’s a Place That’s Nearly Perfect for Growing Food. It’s Not California.

A cotton field in Georgia. Georgia Department of Agriculture/Flickr

De-Californifying the US fruit and vegetable supply. 

Here’s the Real Problem With Almonds


The nut apologists missed some important facts.

Overpumping of Groundwater Is Contributing to Global Sea Level Rise

Irrigation in California's San Joaquin Valley GomezDavid/iStock

Drilling for water could account for as much as 7 percent of sea level rise.

California Is Pumping Water That Fell to Earth 20,000 Years Ago


And it’s not going to be replaced any time soon.


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