Socio-environmental Variables

  • Vanderbilt University

    Measuring drought impact in more than dollars and cents

    (iStock) The standard way to measure the impact of drought is by its economic effect. Last year, for example, the severity California’s four-year drought was broadly characterized by an estimate that it would cost the state’s economy $2.7 billion and 21,000 jobs. However, there are many experts… Read More

    Apr. 14, 2016