The Monday Brief - August 31, 2016

Dealing with Drought

In this segment of CUNY TV Science & U!, Charles Vörösmarty, an expert in global water issues and director of the CUNY Environmental Sciences Initiative at City College, says that one way of dealing with drought conditions-including the ongoing one in California-is to adopt agricultural crops that require less water. Over time, responsible water usage is up to all of us. "It boils down to people living within their water means-we have to match a sustainable water supply verses the usage. It's a very precious resource."   More »

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