From: Andrew Clough (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Feb 23 2002 - 17:29:31 MST
At 03:37 PM 2/23/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>jeff davis wrote:
> > --- Spike Jones <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > planet isn't overpopulated, not even close. It is
> > > just under utilizing its fresh water resources and sunlight
> > resources.
> > > spike
> > And the Yukon and the Amazon, etc. To my
> > knowledge--thoroughly anecdotal in this matter--among
> > major rivers, only the Nile withers to nothing in its
> > delta, never reaching the Mediterranean...
>Isn't the Colorado River water fully utilized? I don't think
>that water is dumped into the briny deep anymore.
>The problem is that we think of water as free. If fresh water
>had a price tag associated with it, we might move to stop
>the waste. Likewise with sunlight: practically unlimited
>wealth, being spilled upon the ground. spike
You know, you can make a lot of energy by passing the fresh water entering
the sea through an osmosis membrane.
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