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Fresh water becoming more expensive than oil


 It passes under the radar but it is more important than the end of oil reserves and more important.  Water is being used to “frack” shale to recover natural  gas and oil.  Agricultural riparian rights have made the delta of … Continue reading

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U.S Intelligence: Looming Water Wars Will Add to Global Insecurity


  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owens_Lake  This once bountiful lake dating to 12,000 years ago is the “sacrificial lamb” that, since 1913, has been diverted to feed the needs of Los Angeles, an otherwise desert community.  It is, in microcosm, a vision of our … Continue reading

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Indigenous Maya Still Disposable in Guatemala


Pacal Usually I like to write about how the Maya independently invented the concept of zero.  How they developed a written language (only recently deciphered).  How they built pyramids, plotted the movement of the heavens, and wrote books to record … Continue reading

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Fracking: Should We Worry?


In an earlier post I forgot to ask what research had been done to identify and justify the use of  solvents and waste water in fracking the shale below the water table.  The oil bearing shale is thought to be … Continue reading

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Environmentalists Attack Fracking on Flimsy Grounds


The people know best how to invest authorizing licenses for drilling:  The people speak! Environmental groups are becoming unduly concerned about accepted methods of collecting one of America’s most plentiful resources.  Thousands of dollars are being expended to influence legislation … Continue reading

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