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H2O Man

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19. I remember back in the 1980s,
Sun Aug 1, 2021, 09:03 PM
Aug 2021

both George HW Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev had meetings with Chief Waterman's sister, Clan Mother Audrey Shenandoah. They both wanted to ask her abou environmental issues. She told him there are no mysteries, only common sense. If you pour toxic industrial wastes into a river, for example, you poison those down stream -- both in physical distance and in time.

My brother often has lunch with the environmental scientists at the university where he works. They have been saying for years that we are way past the tipping point. They point to the southwest, and even to Oregon, where they are. The climate is changing, and that has consequences that we, as a people, are ill prepared for.

Bangladesh [View all] H2O Man Aug 2021 OP
Indeed, there IS a storm coming, my dear H20 Man. CaliforniaPeggy Aug 2021 #1
Thank you! H2O Man Aug 2021 #4
I had to pause for a minute and just stare at your last sentence. Yes the enemy is us. housecat Aug 2021 #11
I remember back in the 1980s, H2O Man Aug 2021 #19
My sister and I went to a Bangladesh concert in Ft. Worth in 1972 w/Harrison, Shankar and others. rickyhall Aug 2021 #2
Interesting! H2O Man Aug 2021 #5
It sure was a driving force in the '60s and '70s. We need that power now. housecat Aug 2021 #13
Right. H2O Man Aug 2021 #20
Thank you H2O. 7wo7rees Aug 2021 #3
Sure! H2O Man Aug 2021 #6
Yes the storms will soon be here again malaise Aug 2021 #7
Thanks! H2O Man Aug 2021 #8
Indeed malaise Aug 2021 #9
Excluding island microstates, Bangladesh is arguably the world's most vulnerable to climate change peppertree Aug 2021 #10
Yes. H2O Man Aug 2021 #21
KnR Hekate Aug 2021 #12
Thank you! H2O Man Aug 2021 #22
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Aug 2021 #14
Thanks, Uncle Joe! H2O Man Aug 2021 #23
Think on this: Bangladesh is one of the few nations to offer refuge to the Rohingya. TygrBright Aug 2021 #15
Very interesting! H2O Man Aug 2021 #24
What all this should teach us, in addition to empathy Martin Eden Aug 2021 #16
That is essential ..... H2O Man Aug 2021 #25
Saw the documentary at Ft Carson in 1972 flotsam2 Aug 2021 #17
Thank you! H2O Man Aug 2021 #26
I value your post so highly flotsam2 Aug 2021 #29
That's very nice of you. H2O Man Aug 2021 #30
DURec leftstreet Aug 2021 #18
Thank you! H2O Man Aug 2021 #27
This message was self-deleted by its author H2O Man Aug 2021 #28
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