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Obama advice on droughts is not a long-term solution

By Lynda Schneekloth

It was heartening to hear President Obama speak seriously about the impact of climate destabilization during his recent visit to drought sites in California. This persistent drought is a serious problem for all in the country who rely on California agriculture.

One of the impacts of climate change continues to be shifts in the water cycle – it seems we either have too much and floods, or too little and droughts.