Californians Worry about a Drought Resurgence

About half of Wednesday’s San Jose Mercury-News was dedicated to a report about drought in South Africa. The main headline — The City That Ran Out of Water — gets attention in northern California where a brutal five-year drought was broken last year by a very wet winter when the rains finally came. Now several […]

Housing Costs in California Continue to Surge

California remains a popular place to live, where millions from around the world have come to experience the moderate climate, excellent restaurants and easy going law enforcement.

In fact, 27 percent of the state’s population is foreign born as of 2016 according to the Census.

But California’s popularity has caused a huge crunch in affordable housing, where […]

Tucker Carlson Discusses Immigration-Fueled Overpopulation with Leftist Environmentalist 

Is it ungenerous to experience shock when Tucker Carlson says he’s never heard of an environmentalist who spoke out against excessive immigration until he ran across Professor Philip Cafaro? Do not foundational figures like David Brower and Gaylord Nelson ring a bell somewhere in memory?? Have the giants really been forgotten so soon?

David Brower was a […]

John Tanton Tribute

Here’s a new video about a vital figure in the movement to restrain US immigration to sustainable levels:

A video tribute to John H. Tanton, M.D. – retired ophthalmologist and eye surgeon and founder of the modern immigration reform movement. Dr. Tanton is publisher and former editor of The Social Contract.

As a strong conservationist and leading […]

California: Expert-Forecast El Nino Mega-Rains Didn’t Happen

The Golden State has been more golden brown than usual the last few years, as it has suffered a historic drought. We all had our fingers crossed when professional weather wonks forecast a huge rainy season for 2015-16 because of a monster El Nino which normally brings a lot of precipitation.

The good news is the […]

Crowdifornia Has a Very Dry Year

On the last day of 2013, one bad statistic is the amount of rainfall for California; this year has been among the driest around the state, and the driest ever on record in San Francisco.

The average precipitation for the city, as recorded from 1849, is around 21 inches; this year saw only 5.59 inches.

Elsewhere, Yosemite […]