/ Last Modified December 12, 2013

The Hypocrisy Footprint

Author Chris Cokinos tries to explain the logic behind what he calls the 'hypocrisy footprint' left by backyard pools in the arid Southwest

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While living in the arid Southwest desert, one thing an environmental writer shouldn't do is build a backyard pool. What happens, though, when one does?

In this audio essay, author Chris Cokinos tries to explain the logic behind what he calls the "hypocrisy footprint."

The essay originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times.

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