Leslie Zeigler misses the point of the California drought. She couches the problem in terms of how to divvy up the decreasing water resources of the region, apportioning the water to various uses, and suggesting we should start eating cricket protein because California is running out of water. However, the inhabitants should be leaving, moving to areas where there’s plenty of water, and cricket alternatives. That’s what will happen in the end, anyway. The sooner the better.

Come, and raise cattle and apples in NY state. Yes, we’ll have to pay more for almonds, but you can grow tomatoes and broccoli almost anywhere.

The Great California Drought makes localism seem inevitable. But the locale should be places where there is sufficient water.

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