Op-Eds and Essays

A Map of the Future of Water, Trend Magazine, Spring 2019

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From the Spring 2019 ‘The Future of Water” issue of the Pew Charitable Trusts annual Trend Magazine,

Earth’s Dismal Water Future, Mapped. Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2018.

California Will be Short of Water Forever, with Michelle Miro, Los Angeles Times, March 7, 2017

Is the California Drought America’s Water Wake-Up Call?, Los Angeles Times, April 17, 2016

Water Crisis Calls for Immediate Action, The Desert Sun, March 17, 2016

Food Industry Needs to Step Up on Responsible Groundwater Use, San Francisco Chronicle, with Mindy Lubber, August 24, 2015

Up a Dry Creek, Los Angeles Times, March 13, 2015

How Much Water Does California Have Left?, Los Angeles Times, July 9, 2014

California’s Water House of Cards, Los Angeles Times, with Sasha Richey, September 23, 2013


Emerging Trends in Global Freshwater Availability, Rodell et al., Nature, 2018

Wet Land Areas Getting Wetter, Dry Land Areas Getting Drier, Reager et al., Science, 2016

Global Groundwater Stress and Uncertainty, Richey et al., Water Resources Research, 2015

The Global Groundwater Crisis, Famiglietti, Nature Climate Change, 2014

Colorado River Basin Water Security, Castle et al., Geophysical Research Letters, 2014

Water in the Balance, Famiglietti and Rodell, Science, 2013

Middle East, Tigris-Euphrates Groundwater paper, Voss et al., Water Resources Research, 2013

Central Valley Groundwater Depletion, Famiglietti et al, GRL, 2011

Satellite-based Estimates of Groundwater Depletion in India, Rodell et al., Nature, 2009

Complete list of peer-reviewed journal articles here.

Blog Posts

Water is the New Carbon, Circle of Blue, April 7, 2022

Your Move California, Years of Living Dangerously, November 9, 2016

How the West was Lost, National Geographic Water Currents, July 24, 2014

Coping with California’s Water Future will Require a Sea Change in Perspective, Huffington Post, April 7, 2014

Just How Bad is California’s Epic Drought?, Take Part, February 22, 2014

Epic California Drought and Groundwater: Where Do We Go From Here, National Geographic Water Currents, February 4, 2014

Water and the Roots of Violent Conflict in Syria, Huffington Post, September 7, 2013

Water in a Changing Climate: Challenges, the New Blue Economy, and the Role of Modern Business, Huffington Post, July 12, 2013

Can We End the Global Water Crisis?, National Geographic Water Currents, June 10, 2013

Weighty Water Matters in the Middle East, National Geographic Water Currents, February 22, 2013

Wanted: Vision and Leadership to Ensure a Sustainable Water Future for America, National Geographic Water Currents, July 2, 2012

Spin Cycle: Will Changing Global Hydrology Throw the Geopolitical Machine Off-Balance? Water 50/50, November 22, 2011

Complete list of National Geographic Water Currents posts

Complete list of Water 50/50 posts

Complete list of Huffington Post posts

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