Power in urban centers can become a tangled mess due to stealing of electricity. Is the solution simply to cut off pilferers or do they have the right to steal?
When we think of hydro, we think of huge ecologically questionable projects. But does hydro have a “soft” side?
At the Philomathia Forum last Friday, Sally Thompson, Assistant Professor of UC Berkeley’s Environmental Engineering program, presented on the Arkvathy River in South India, whose flow has declined since the 1970s and has now run dry in many areas; similar to the Colorado.
“Where do you think your water comes from? When you drink water from a water fountain here in Berkeley, what river are you drinking?” I attended a water talk recently and the speaker already knew that we wouldn’t have a clue about the answer. Where does our water come from?