Tag: drought

October 11, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Resistance Resistance to giving up cars is due to strong emotional attachment.  Even at purchase, how the vehicle reflects our personality/ status overrides lifestyle considerations & budget limits.  Many people talk to their vehicles & say they’ve had life’s most memorable moments in them.  So marketers & advertisers gear up the emotional ties, & car…

July 5, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Iceberg Severe droughts invite radical solutions: Tow iceberg from Antarctica to Cape Town.  Not a new idea – in mid-1800s, Chile breweries towed small icebergs, some fitted with sails, for refrigeration.  Made of compacted snow, iceberg water is 99% pure.  By 2030, global water demand will exceed supply by 40%. Red tape alert! Need risk…

July 2, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Water Firms worldwide are exposed to water risk, though rarely mentioned.  Demand & prices rising as climate change impacts. 4-yr drought affecting California’s almond exports. South Africa’s water-stressed areas include mining & tourism. Cape Town has halved water consumption per head Guessed the Word?        Series 26 (4/7)            [pic:…