Sandra Postel Jan 08, 2013
Lately, as I ponder our societal response, or lack of it, to the challenging times ahead – the droughts and floods and heat waves and crop failures, which we’ve tasted only as … >>
Catch up on the latest expert post-carbon thinking with these articles by our Fellows and Advisors, published by Post Carbon Institute and other institutions.
Historical accounts suggest that four hundred years ago as many as 5,000 Cucapá were living in the delta. Today, perhaps 300 remain. Theirs is a culture at risk of extinction – and the primary reason is the colossal 20th-century grab of the waters of the Colorado River. ... >>
It sounds yucky at best, but mining sewage is growing in popularity, especially in Sydney, Australia, where a decade of drought forced some creative thinking about how to get, use and manage … >>
An interview with Post Carbon Water Fellow Sandra Postel and WWF senior vice president of market transformation Jason Clay. [Excerpt] NEIL CONAN: And Sandra, immigration - irrigation has helped … >>
[Excerpt] In today’s world where most rivers are turned on and off like plumbing works, the Gila in southwestern New Mexico is a rare gem: one of the few remaining undammed rivers in … >>
[Excerpt] There is nearly 20 percent more freshwater flowing into the world's oceans than there was 10 years ago--a sign of climate change and a harbinger of more flooding. A new indicator has … >>