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Posts Tagged ‘Water Shortage’

  • Water | September 8, 2014
Clean Water, Scarcity, and Market Prices

When we fail to understand the basics of scarcity & prices, we are left with current & dominant view of water in which everyone owns it & action to maintain it can only be undertaken communally. Why is it that we have too much dirty water in one place, not enough in another & yet be surrounded by an abundance of bottled water?

Pumping Groundwater in a Drought is Great, As Long As You Have It

Groundwater decline shocked researchers who conclude that the combination of less surface & groundwater poses a significant threat to the long-term water security of the region. Counting things tends to provide a sense of how much you have; and knowing how much you have tends to provide incentive for taking better care of them.

Coming Natural Resources Market Will ‘Elate or Terrify You’

We’ll see a rising Natural Resources market with higher highs and higher lows. We’ll also see high volatility — which one day will elate you and another day will terrify you. The safest commodities to buy are those that are selling below what it costs to produce them.

Will California Drought Create Opening In Water?

California is in one of the worst droughts since records began in the 1850s’. Water stress in the western states will increasingly open up opportunities in this sector for investors. If there is a move to a market-priced water system, investors may have more opportunities to enter the sector.

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