These posts are STILL relevant, so please comment (I'll approve them ASAP.)
Coachella reactionaries protest water rate increases. They are being asked to pay the UNBELIEVABLE price of $10/AF. $1 for 32,500 gallons! What a ripoff! [end sarcasm]
Best: People in Vermont invoke the Public Trust doctrine to reallocate water rights. They want to maximize the benefit of the People's water, but they risk creating bigger problems by taking water from those who are not "wasting" very much.
Francis and I debate whether water markets violate California's laws on diversions. I am right of course :)
Best: Speaking of markets, Alberto Garrido shows that restrictions on trade harm senior water rights holders. Let's remove those restrictions and have more markets.
We need to price ecosystems if we want them to stay around...
Games that will teach you about water as a natural resource and environmental good.
Best: Native tribes used a river for 10,000 years without ruining it. We should take a few lessons from them!