Streamflow Generation Processes: Selection, Introduction and Commentary by Keith J. Beven
In this first volume, the selection spans the period from 1933 to 1984, commencing with Hortonís early papers on infiltration in the hydrological cycle, and on maximum groundwater levels. With the aid of the commentaries, the papers provide a stimulating insight to developments (and disagreements), de ... read more >>
In his policy address last week, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying made it clear that "Hong Kong needs sustained economic growth to address issues such as poverty, housing, an ageing society, environmental protection and the upward mobility of our young people". Sound familiar? Yes, it is an elaboration of Deng Xiaoping's famous saying, "Development is an absolute principle".
Did Leung mean that ... read more >>
It appears Jordan and Palestine are interested in buying desalinated water from Israel.
That's according to a report in the Haaretz newspaper's business magazine TheMarker.
"Israel recently announced that its current desalination capacity exceeds its needs due to two consecutive years of heavy rainfall," the report said.
Drought-plagued Jordan wants to increase the amount of water it b ... read more >>
Climate Change Could be Worse than Anyone Thought | The Latest News | Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
Expressed in the language of science, the paper does not generate a feeling of great alarm: “Equilibrium climate sensitivity refers to the ultimate change in global mean temperature in response to a change in external forcing.
“Despite decades of research attempting to narrow uncertainties, equilibrium climate sensitivity estimates from climate models still span roughly 1.5 to five degrees Celsi ... read more >>