Sustainability, Science, The Pomp of Man.

” IF YOU DONE IT IT AIN’T BRAGGIN “    – Walt Whitman – Often times I am invited into conversations about the type of topics listed in the subject of this thread. More often than not it brings me an extreme challenge because many well-meaning people approach me as if these issues are new, never before discussed topics. Equally frustrating is the belief that we are just now discovering…

When Green Faces Reality – Mass Balance

It is always a challenge to have unbridled discussions on the topics of pollution, climate and environmental issues because people love to focus only on the science that supports their narrative.  For example, those who believe Solar technology is clean and efficient only consider the performance of the shiny panel out in the field. They ignore the tremendous amount of fossil fuels used in manufacturing, the destruction of land and…

Accepted Beliefs That Threaten Our Water!

Let me say this for the 1.372 millionth time, the biggest threat to water is not the polluter, the industrial user, the landfill or the irresponsible citizen. The biggest threat to our water comes from the conservationist, the environmentalist, the activist, the politician, the university professor, and from every other well-meaning group or individual who has jumped on the,  “I am a water saver hero” bandwagon.