Weekly roundup: August 8 - 14


How green is your beer? from The Globe and Mail

How saving energy means conserving water in U.S. West from Scientific American

2 Crestwood officials charged with federal crime related to contaminated well water from The Chicago Tribune

Governments can't do everything from National Post [I do not agree with all this piece has to say, but it is true that everybody seems to want things to be free while also not wanting to pay the higher taxes that come from those demands. Some services (or parts of them) really should be user pay. Let's begin with reforming our roads/driving/car insurance systems and continue from there to municipal water, power and health and human services. Decisions made by individuals/corporations should not always be backstopped by some sort of government insurance.]

Stormwater Commission “Caches” in on Stormwater BMPs from The Stormwater Report: Vol. 1, No. 5 [First story.]

An open letter to all who despise sport and most especially football from stephenfry.com

The road the Spyhill from Macleans







^ Seems appropriately amusing given all the photos I'll post from Peru.