Are Trees Really Stealing California’s Water? #3

It took 8,000 years for humans to remove half of the world’s global forest cover. Today, developing countries are losing 16,000,000 hectares of natural forest per year. Deforestation dramatically changes the climate and waterscape. Constantin-Francois Volney (View of the Climate and Soil of the United States of America, 1804) wrote … “On the Ohio, at…

Are Trees Really Stealing California’s Water? #2

A surplus of trees is soaking up a lot of California’s water supply, according to University of Southern California hydrologists. How exactly do these hydrologists explain the following newspaper article? Veronica Rocha & Hailey Branson-Potts (“Drought kills 12 million trees in California’s national forest,” Los Angeles Times, May 5, 2015) wrote … “A new study…

Are Trees Really Stealing California’s Water? #1

The “scientific” BS is piling up so fast, you need wings to stay above it. Half-baked hydrologists are actually blaming trees for California’s drought. Mark Koba (“Trees vs. humans: In California drought, nature gets to water first,” CNBC, Oct. 17, 2014) wrote … “What’s good for the trees may be bad for people. That’s because…

Rice, Ducks, & Hand Grenades

Harry Truman is credited with saying, “The only thing new under the sun is the history you don’t know.” However, Harry the Haberdasher was just as much an advocate of compulsory schooling as most of his predecessors, so it’s a sure thing he was referring to Fake History. Now that the stage is set, read…

Trees Bring Rain to Prevent Drought

Do trees bring rain? Despite many naysayers, the answer is YES. 37.5 million billion gallons of water are in the atmosphere at this very moment in the form of vapor, liquid, or ice. That’s enough to cover the entire surface of the planet (including the lakes and oceans) an inch deep in water. It’s recycled…