Water Around The World !

I thought today that I would just take a random look at what is happening in the world of water. A funny thought about theoretical Global Warming is that the University of  Southern Denmark has proposed that the increased melting of polar ice is causing the proliferation of new algae, which is in turn increasing the reproduction rates of many ocean species who all of a sudden have an abundance…

The Problems With Pipelines

The first and foremost problem with pipelines is our collective failure to realize how important they are. As I write, our nation is being fed by 2.5 million miles of existing pipelines, bringing us oil, natural gas and hazardous chemicals in order that our way of life can continue. We love to condemn the companies who construct the pipelines, but you won’t find us condemning the companies who make the…

It’s Groundhog Day. Bill Murray’s Not So Funny Water Message

The other day I had yet another of what has become a continuing and frustrating conversation about water. Bill Murray’s frustration in the movie Groundhog day is nothing compared to the ongoing frustration I face every day with my own “Ned Ryerson”. The collective vision our leaders have about water is so narrow, uninformed, and lacking in forward thinking that it crosses the lines of hard-headed-ness and stupidity, an ventures into…