The Futility of Personal Water Conservation!

In critical times conservation can help everyone to get an equal share of water, and slow depletion for a short time. It is not however, a long-term solution. Conservation will never overcome our purposeful overpopulation and aggressive urban development of areas with fixed and finite supplies of drinking water. Conservation is a temporary bandage and not a solution.  Our goal should always be plentiful water for everyone. We should feel carefree…

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…