Memphis’ Water Example – How Not To Do It

Citations throughout my blog and worldwide for that matter, document just how economically powerful water infrastructure is. Water.Org describes that every dollar of investment in infrastructure results in 4 dollars of economic benefit. Logically, new infrastructure means new jobs, new tax revenue, and new businesses coming to take advantage of the water bounty. Once again, enter my hometown Memphis as a perfect example of how to behave irresponsibly and foolishly.…

Climatology and Water! Embarrassment anyone?

For some time now, I have lamented the widely-held belief that man-made climate change was forever destroying the American West with drought. As a scientist, I maintain that believing man can either cause or heal such things is more bizarre than any Hollywood lampoon. I have likewise maintained, and have been supported by historical data, that the American West has always been and always will be earmarked by periods of…