Archives from July 2014

Even Multinationals See Shortage

It's hard to know what to say when the fox pops its head out of the coop and complains about the lack of chicken.

Nestlé warns water scarcity ‘more urgent’ than climate change..

07/31/2014 | (1) Comments

Harvesting on the Go

This just in from my friend Jobyl Boone, "Harvest the rain," she says, "Japanese edition."

(It's cheap until you figure in for the chiropractor --ND)

07/29/2014 | (0) Comments

Save the Elephants!

Thinking of Marie Wilkinson and Cyril Christo on the front lines of this vital fight.

07/27/2014 | (0) Comments

Trading Water for Oil

Wow! Correct me if I'm wrong, but this translates into nearly 40,000,000,000 (40 billion) gallons of water for 500,000 barrels of oil, or (at 42 gallons per barrel) that's 952,380,952 barrels of water for 500,000 barrels of oil...time to harvest more rain and sun.

07/25/2014 | (0) Comments

Vegas Going Dry?

With the way that people are so slowly getting the message about the water problem, you’d think the information is coming to them by telegraph, but here's an article from the UK's Telegraph in case you've missed the latest western-US-drought news.

07/20/2014 | (0) Comments

NM Author Begs for Hemp in LA

Agriculture could save a lot more water than it does. But how? Here's an LA times op-ed by fellow NM author, Doug Fine, on the subject.

07/20/2014 | (0) Comments

Green Source Magazine

Here's some nice press about my lecture and workshop in Dallas last month.

07/18/2014 | (0) Comments

The Cistern Revolution Cometh….

It's good to see Santa Fe setting an example with regards to conserving water.  Melissa is featured in this article by Bob Shaw up in the Twin Cities.


07/18/2014 | (0) Comments

Paulson Begs for Carbon Tax in NY Times

Hank Paulson nails it. Will his party grow up in time?

07/16/2014 | (0) Comments

NM Mag—July 2014

Great to be featured again in the multiple award-winning New Mexico Magazine (July 2014). Thanks to Charles Mann (for the photo) and Kate Nelson (for the article). We have a nice stunning set of pictures from this garden which has a pumice-wick water-harvesting system in place. I'll have to make an album of the project someday.

07/14/2014 | (0) Comments