Recorded on July 2019

What Caused the Mayan Collapse? Drought and Income Inequality.


The Mayans survived their first great drought, but not the second. Why? Strained resources caused by an increasingly wealthy upper class, says L.A. Times reporter Diana Marcum.

Speakers at this Event

Author, The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California

Scientist, California Institute for Water Resources

Reporter, Los Angeles Times