Insight With Beth Ruyak

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Californians' Water Consumption Habits


California water regulators announced Tuesday that the state is failing badly at curbing its water use. The California State Water Resources Control Board says water consumption fell by less than 4 percent compared to 2013, all while Governor Jerry Brown has been pushing a voluntary 20 percent reduction since last summer.

So what’s the problem? Are we all relying on our neighbors to cutback and not doing enough ourselves? And how do you get a state like California to collectively reduce its consumption of a shared natural resource? Joining us to help answer these questions is Mark Lubell, director of the Center for Environmental Policy and Behavior at UC Davis.


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