The Earth, the air, the water, and the Sun belong to all of us; they cannot be made objects of property. — after Tolstoy, Calendar of Wisdom, 23 March World Water Day: Accelerating Change World Water Day is 22 March 2023. This annual observance was organized by the United Nations in 1993 to focus attention… Continue reading The Daily: 22 March 2023
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World Water Day: Groundwater
World Water Day is 22 March 2022. This annual observance was organized by the UN in 1993 to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and to promote sustainable freshwater management. Each year a different theme is chosen, centered on topics relevant to clean water, sanitation and hygiene. The theme for 2022 is Groundwater —… Continue reading World Water Day: Groundwater
Stay or Go, and How?
Climate change is happening in real time right now. Temperatures are rising. Storms are intensifying. Permafrost and glaciers are melting. All of these affect sea levels. The oceans absorb much of the planet’s heat, and warmer ocean waters expand onto land. Intense storms can throw sea water far inland, destroying buildings and infrastructure, shifting river… Continue reading Stay or Go, and How?