Cape Town’s Water Crisis Should Be a Warning to the World Jonah Shepp February 6, 2018 Cape Town, South Africa, a city of 4 million people, is just weeks away from becoming the world’s first major city to run entirely out of water — but of course, it won’t be the last. South Africa’s second-largest […]
Dangerously Low on Water, Cape Town Now Faces ‘Day Zero’
Cape Town may seem a world away but it is not. Climate change is to blame for the drought in Cape Town and similar situations will abound near and far if we are not mindful of the limits of our planet in warmer world. Cape Town is a city of 4 million people. Homes with […]
Save the Hors d’Oeuvre!
We live in New York City. We are bombarded every day with pleas from environmental groups to save something – something new or old or small and cute and it is often too overwhelming to contemplate. We live in the human built environment surrounded on all sides by other humans and very little nature. How […]