Tag Archives: Desalination

Back to Water – Israel in the Lead

I am back to focusing on water (you can use the search engine here to find the previous related blogs) for two important reasons: On Wednesday (tomorrow) I am participating in Bard College’s Bi-Weekly National Climate Seminar and will be … Continue reading

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A Return to “Self Inflicted Genocides” – this Time in the Present.

About two weeks ago, I was asked to write a blog about the ongoing climate change meeting that was taking place at the time in Poland (COP 19). I was born in Poland and speak the language, and my blog … Continue reading

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“My Way or the Highway” Can Be a Problem With the Best of Intentions

I am an old guy. My wife is younger but also past her official retirement age. Like everybody else, we try to prepare for retirement times by investing our savings. She is also an academic so we share the responsibilities. … Continue reading

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Feedback on Desalination

Last week, after posting the newest blog here on CCF, I immediately received a response from Peter Gleick, one of the authors of the report about water desalination that I had discussed.  Through my twitter account, he led me to … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Adaptation of Water Desalination

This blog will focus entirely on a report that was issued by the Pacific Institute in 2006 under the title “Desalination, with a Grain of Salt.” The report was authored by Heather Cooley, Peter H. Gleick and Garry Wolf. The … Continue reading

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Michael Kirsch Guest Blog

My blogs from the last few months have focused on the global water stress we are suffering, and its relation to climate change. The last two blogs in this series (October 8 and 29) have centered on the efforts to … Continue reading

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Desalination – Where Are We?

After last week’s detour, I would like to take the chance now to refocus on desalination as a possible remedy to the global fresh water stress the world is currently suffering. Here, I will discuss specific aspects of the prevalence … Continue reading

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Desalination: The Science

I discussed the effects of climate change on the water cycle in a previous blog (September 3). I focused on the fact that while the water cycle is not a perfect cycle, our planet, whose surface consists of 70% water, … Continue reading

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Water Recycling

As I have discussed previously, the Earth does not lack for water in general; instead, it is the serious shortage of fresh water that inflicts stresses all around the world. This trend is projected to get even worse as a … Continue reading

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