Water privatization hasn’t been explored much in the general consumer media in the US, although there are articles in the scientific and water industry press. Water privatization generally refers to private contract operations of water systems owned by public utilities, however a few municipal water systems are moving to private ownership, usually when a corporationContinue reading “Who owns your water?”
E-Books are just right for travel -lightweight, nearly infinite, a library in your hand. If you plan to buy books, try my web-store, Double00Books! Use the Search function to find any Amazon title. Pyrenees Pilgrimage, my recent book about walking across France alone, is also for sale in Kindle format on Amazon. Prefer aContinue reading “My Books”
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Last week of January, 2012, I hopped on a bus to Congee Beach and walked up the coast line on a really nicely constructed walking path that skirts the coast for 6 KM up to Bondi Beach. The point north of Congee is notable for a metal and concrete memorial to the Australians killed inContinue reading “Congee Beach to Bondi Beach”
In 2000, 6.8 percent of China’s vast population were age 65 or older. By 2025, 13.4 percent of China’s population will be age 65 or older. Source: Eberstat, N. (2004, Fall) Four Surprises in Global Demography. Orbis 48, 4:673-684. p. 676 So what does that mean for ordinary people? China depends on families toContinue reading “Age :: Debt and who will take care of Grandma?”
The Transformational Challenge Change is now called transformation. What does that mean to a variety of different audiences? As government embraces the word “transformation,” it confuses the situation and response, as it tries to differentiate between changing circumstances (incremental change) and transformation (more holistic, larger scale change). We know, in the future, the concept ofContinue reading “Transformation? Or Change?”
Staying home to conserve fuel and financial resources? You’re on a Staycation. This summer — or winter– take the time to explore your own backyard, walk through a local park, or tour the county historical society museum. No need to book out-of-town on a carbon-hearty expedition.