“ The forts now stand like a castle of romance in the midst of an ocean of deep contending currents, the water extending ” for at least a mile behind them, and they are thereby only approachable by boats and canoes.”
“ Unlike many “hard sciences”, history cannot lend itself to experimentation. ” Nassim Taleb, Fooled By Randomness
“ But somehow, overall, history is potent enough to deliver, on time, in the medium or long run, most of the possible scenarios, and to eventually bury the bad guy. ” Nassim Taleb, Fooled By Randomness
Models suggest that further increases in CO2 will make some places we er, while others will become drier.Source: Delworth et al., Journal of Climate (2012)
THE“ WET GET WETTER/DRY GET DRIER ” PATTERN cf. Delworth et al., Journal of Climate (2012)
Will future climate change create a bigger diﬀerence in water resources between North and South?Source: Delworth et al., Journal of Climate (2012)
THE GREAT LAKES—ST. LAWRENCE RIVER BASIN WATER RESOURCES COMPACT December 8, 2008There will be a ban on new diversions of water from the Basin.Limited exceptions could be allowed, such as for public water supply purposes incommunities near the Basin, but exceptions would be strictly regulated.
WATERIN NORTH AMERICA PAST PRESENT FUTURE Sco St. George University of Minnesota