After El Niño Now What?

Many Californians are wondering if El Niño has saved the Golden State from its historic drought. The snowpack in Sierra Nevada is more robust, reservoirs in Northern California are more full, and Folsom Lake even rose 10 feet in the month of March. However, the state is nowhere near pre-drought conditions. Three experts joined Greg Dalton at the Commonwealth Club to discuss the future of water in the Golden State. Ashley Boren, Executive Director, Sustainable Conservation Max Gomberg, Climate Change Manager, State Water Resources Control Board Gabriele Ludwig, Director, Sustainability & Environmental Affairs, Almond Board of California Barton Thompson, Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on April 5, 2016 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

by Climate One