BEST: The West's Achilles Heel -- a failure to manage groundwater. Why? David Crane (special adviser to Gov. Schwarzenegger) will tell you that farmers punch above their weight; they use 80% of our water to produce 2% of our economic output.
The Story of Stuff -- she's wrong about capitalism and consumption, but not waste. Speaking of that, in Life Cycle Assessment vs. Green Pricing, I favor the simplicity of prices over the complexity of LCA. Engineers will not be pleased.
Sacramento's Pee -- a guest post defending
BEST: Do Something! about carbon and climate change, but don't forget that
No, I Do Not Think They are Idiots -- a reporter sets up a phony "debate" between Peter Gleick and me. Peter says that I think "markets are perfect." He's wrong, twice.
Tom Graff and EDF -- his exit interview, the politics of EDF and salt in the soil.