Tag: Resources

Fractal Radio| Episode 18 – Legacy Pollutants Ramble

I ramble about odds and ends and the ongoing importance of raising environmental awareness. I cringe a tad writing that due to the baggage attached to ‘environmental awareness.’ It’s an unfair stigma that really detracts from a pretty sound idea. Taking care of our… Continue Reading “Fractal Radio| Episode 18 – Legacy Pollutants Ramble”

Water – The Case for Stewardship (Vlog)

  Yet another rough draft towards a more professional coverage of the state of water as a resource. Sources and Further Reading  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpI-FKqk0Ewhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgLoHA4cer4&t=20s •https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2016/02/11/the-secret-to-water-pricing-during-a-drought • https://water.usgs.gov/edu/earthhowmuch.htmlhttp://www.gdrc.org/uem/footprints/water-footprint.htmlhttps://insteading.com/blog/clean-water-human/https://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/how-many-gallons-of-water-does-it-take-to-make.htmlhttp://www.worldofbeer.co.za/news/role-of-sorghum-beer-in-south-african-culturehttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1046/j.1442-9993.2000.01036.x

The Dammed – Water, Beer, and not much Cheer (Vlog)

There’s so much ado with water that I’m having a hard time keeping up. One of the things is social impact which I discuss briefly in this vlog. For more information check out Jacques Leslie’s excellent book: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/deep-water-jacques-leslie/1100292710

TFJ Vlogs – Incremental Environmentalism, Resources, and Teacher Appreciation

In this little impromptu, I talk about the subject of water and how I became interested in it through not only E.O. Wilson’s excellent book consilience but a very colorful high school Earth science teacher. This topic segues into a brief chat on wiser… Continue Reading “TFJ Vlogs – Incremental Environmentalism, Resources, and Teacher Appreciation”

Audity Podcast # 4 – Talking Water, Terrible Angles, and some Music

Water ROI – Psychology, Environment, and Technology (PET)

This article is part four of a series. ROI Today – Are we productive? Applying ‘ROI Thinking’ to Environmental Questions ROI – The Water We Spend There is a dangerous delusion in the developed world. It is the delusion that we’ve engineered ourselves out… Continue Reading “Water ROI – Psychology, Environment, and Technology (PET)”

ROI – The Water We Spend

This article is part three of a series. ROI Today – Are we productive? Applying ‘ROI Thinking’ to Environmental Questions “People don’t have any idea that when they flip their light switches on or their air conditioner, there’s huge amounts of water involved,” said… Continue Reading “ROI – The Water We Spend”

ROI Today – Are we productive?

Take cars, for example. It takes 75,000 gallons of water to produce one ton of steel. Since the average car contains about 2,150 pounds of steel, that means over 80,000 gallons of water is needed to produce the finished steel for one car. An… Continue Reading “ROI Today – Are we productive?”