This report offers the first comprehensive assessment of California’s water footprint. A water footprint is defined as the amount of water required to produce a product, including the food we eat, the clothes we wear, the beverages we drink, and all the other goods on which we rely. The authors evaluate the potential impact of policy solutions, as well as consumer choice, on California’s water footprint, highlighting leverage points for reducing water impacts.
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Water Footprint Outcomes and Policy Relevance Change with Scale Considered: Evidence from California