How Powerful Is California?

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While we’re waiting around for a giant earthquake to rip California from the US, we thought we’d take a look at what the US would lose without California. So, just how powerful is it?

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Widespread But Slower Growth in 2013
http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/regional/gdp_state/2014/pdf/gsp0614.pdf
“Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 49 states in 2013, according to new statistics released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).”

California just had its worst drought in over 1200 years, as temperatures and risks rise
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2014/dec/08/california-just-had-its-worst-drought-in-over-1200-years
“A new paper published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters by Griffin & Anchukaitis concludes that the 2012-2014 drought in California was its most intense in at least 1,200 years.”

California Drought 2014: Crop Sectors
http://ers.usda.gov/topics/in-the-news/california-drought-2014-farm-and-food-impacts/california-drought-2014-crop-sectors.aspx
“Fruit, tree nuts, and vegetables play a dominant role in California agriculture, and California producers account for a large share of U.S. production of many products in these categories. ”

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How Powerful Is Texas?
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