“It’s not going to be farmers versus environmentalists or liberals versus conservatives,” he said. “It’s going to be the people who have water versus the people who don’t.
Infographic by Seametrics, a manufacturer of water flow meter technology that measures and conserves water.
“U.S. water systems will need as much as $1 trillion in infrastructure improvements by 2035 to keep up with drinking water needs, according to a survey of industry experts released in June.
“The National Geographic / GlobeScan data suggest that the matter is more complicated: the people who apparently lead the most unsustainable lifestyles and might be best able to rectify it, don’t seem to feel very badly about it. That is a bit depressing.
Sorry folks..this is the wrong argument regarding banning plastic bags. The challenge is waste management, not litter. And efficiently managing waste on a city scale will create a helluva lot more jobs than producing plastic bags.
“But it is likely to reduce something else: jobs.”