Author: David Christophersen

Management and Sales Enablement Consultant

“About 21 percent of the contiguous U.S. fell in the ‘moderate’ to ‘extreme’ drought categories at the end of March”

From Bloomberg: I’m not sure if I understand how drought will impact home building/real estate which is already in another massive bubble. It was interesting to learn that only about 2% of the GDP of California comes from agriculture which accounts…

30+ million people in California are in a severe drought zone

  Looking at the data for California by population there are more than 30 million people experiencing the two most severe drought categories D3 and D4. This looks to be a record number of people in this severe category since 2000. Drought conditions…

California Is “A Totally Artificial World Of Water Use” & Desalination Can’t Fix It

From ZeroHedge I’m thinking that rail transport from the eastern U.S. to California may be the fastest and cheapest way to get irrigation water to the southwest. Questions: 1. Where does one buy large quantities of fresh water east of…

Drought Report – California

In California, rights to water exceed the supply The Next Crime Wave in Farm Country: Stealing Water     I’ll be tracking the prices for water trucks (non-potable) within 1000 miles of San Joaquin valley to see if prices start…

Job Skills for the AfterBubble: Healthcare

Healthcare jobs will be in high demand given the 60 million baby-boomers retiring en masse. Unfortunately it’s not clear where the money will come from to pay for all the healthcare that will be needed. Some healthcare jobs have widely varying…

Investment Idea: Trucking Fresh Water around California

CNBC has a great story this morning about entrepreneurs already ramping up businesses for shipping fresh water around California: “Shaw runs a business that helps farmers and residents find groundwater, and he currently has a waiting list of “28 days out”…

Welcome to Day 1

Welcome to new visitors on Day 1 of AfterBubble. Rather than fear the coming crash let’s look for opportunities to prosper ! Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn