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We Are Killing the World: Moving on Plastic

by Dan Savage Shocking new video taken by a diver off the tourist island of Bali shows an abundance of plastic waste in the water, in the form of bags, bottles, and buckets.— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 7, 2018 We...Show More Summary

Pre-industrial carbon found in Canadian Arctic waters

Old (or possibly ancient) carbon is escaping from Arctic soils, according to new evidence cited by The Washington Post. The news is an indicator that permafrost thaw could be aggravating the issue of climate change — although scientists are debating how much ancient carbon Arctic soils would discharge normally. Show More Summary

Alien ocean exploration game In Other Waters comes with a beautiful reference book

UPDATE 7TH MARCH: Good news! In Other Waters has sailed over its £22,000 goal with a day to spare. The current total is £24K and counting. "I am literally speechless," wrote game creator Gareth Damian Martin in an update. "I just danced...Show More Summary

Shorties (Audiobooks on Vinyl, New Music from Neko Case, and more)

Pitchfork has news of a new series of audiobooks on vinyl. First up: David Foster Wallace's essay, "This Is Water." Stream a new song by Neko Case. March's best eBook deals. Drowned in Sound interviewed members of the band...

The Confederacy's Secret Weapon: The Civil War Illustrations of Frank Vizetelly

by Douglas W. BostickFrom the publisher:Sent to the United States as a war correspondent for the Illustrated London News, Frank Vizetelly quickly found himself in hot water with the Federal secretary of war when his depictions of Bull Run hit the papers. Show More Summary

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary 24 February - 2 March 2018

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Sandra Postel is the founder and director of the Global Water Policy Project and one of the most respected global water experts and thinkers. A paper she co-authored (with Paul Ehrlich and Gretchen Daily) in Science really opened my eyes to a global water perspective: Download Postel_Science_1996 Her current book...

Monday News: Just say "No!"

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

TRUMP ADMIN TO HOLD PUBLIC OFFSHORE DRILLING MEETING IN RALEIGH TODAY: The federal government's only scheduled public meeting in North Carolina to discuss expanding oil and gas exploration off the Atlantic coast and in other waters is expected to attract busloads of people opposing the idea. Show More Summary

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary 17 - 23 February 2018

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Last one of these posts for February! This week's book is Global Resource Scarcity: Catalyst for Conflict or Cooperation?, edited by Marcelle C. Dawson, Christopher Rosin and Navé Wald. Description A common perception of global resource scarcity holds that it is inevitably a catalyst for conflict among nations; yet, paradoxically,...

Drought? What drought?

At about this time last year California was reveling in good news: The drought was over. Some parts of the state actually had so much water they were flooding. The governor ultimately lifted emergency regulations that restricted things like watering lawns during a rainstorm or letting the hose...

QUICK NEWS, February 20: Cities’ Climate Fight Sets Goals; Solar On Every Roof; Wave Power For Ocean Water Desalination

Cities’ Climate Fight Sets Goals As the Trump administration retreats on climate change, US cities are moving forward Katherine Levine Einstein, David Glick, Maxwell Palmer, February 20, 2018 (The Conversation) “…[The White House infrastructure...Show More Summary

Cape Town now faces dry taps by July 9

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Residents of drought-stricken Cape Town received good news Tuesday when city officials said they now face losing piped water to their homes by July 9 — a month later than last forecast. But Capetonians are not yet out of the woods. If drastic consumption reductions are not achieved by...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary 10 - 16 February 2018

4 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

The aim of this book is to document for the first time the dimensions and requirements of effective integrated groundwater management (IGM). Groundwater management is a formidable challenge, one that remains one of humanity’s foremost priorities. It has become a largely non-renewable resource that is overexploited in many parts of...

California drought could last more than a decade

The 2016-2017 wet winter may end up just a drop in the bucket, meteorologists warn Although California water watchers let their guard down after last winter’s deluge of hydration, the San Jose Mercury News published a reminder this week that the state’s drought is probably not over. Show More Summary

Poll: GOP and Trump are no longer below water

(Paul Mirengoff) There’s more good polling news for Republicans today — the best yet in this cycle. A Politico/Morning Consult poll finds that the GOP has pulled, in effect, level with the Dems in the generic congressional poll. 39 percent...Show More Summary

No, P.F. Chang's isn’t hosting the Olympics

last monthNews : USAToday: News

A local news station is in hot water over a graphics mishap.        

Medical News Today: Is it safe to drink raw water?

Drinking raw water is a relatively new health phenomenon, but are the rumors about its health benefits true; or is it dangerous? Find out here.

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary 3 - 9 February 2018

last monthUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This week's book is by Lei Xie and Jia Shaofeng: China's International Transboundary Rivers Description China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book...

‘But this is red, white and blue!’ Fox host short circuits after guest compares Trump parade to North Korea

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Fox News host Bill Hemmer on Wednesday acted incredulous when Fox military analyst Ralph Peters threw cold water on President Donald Trump’s plan to have a massive military parade featuring American weapons such as tanks and missiles. When asked by Hemmer for his thoughts on “showing...

Maxine Waters Slams Steve Mnuchin On Russia Sanctions

Here's something Fox News will never show their viewers! Maxine Waters connected the obvious dots today: Trump ignoring an almost unanimous Congress, and a bill he himself signed, to make sure his buddy Putin wouldn't have sanctionsShow More Summary

Heat, hot water woes affected 80% of NYCHA tenants this winter

last monthNews : NY Daily News

More than 320,000 public housing residents lost their heat or hot water at some point this winter, the Daily News has learned.

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