I heart Robert Glennon

From the king of water bloggers Aquadoc of WaterWired, this on Robert Glennon, a groovy enough water guy to make it to the Daily Show …. (to watch last night’s episode, click here)

Review: Robert Glennon’s ‘Unquenchable’

Robert Glennon, inveterate Boston Red Sox fan that he is, has hit another home run. His first one came in the form of Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America’s Fresh Waters.But now he has topped that with Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It.

Shill alert #1: Before providing my review I must confess that I am a huge fan of Glennon’s. I’ve seen his Water Follies talk four times. Two of those times I invited him. I never get tired of hearing him. He is an excellent, entertaining speaker with an encyclopedic knowledge of his subject.  And anyone who

Water Follies on Comedy Central

A WEEK after the US Government Accountability Office report on the bottled water industry, one of the industry’s most damning critics, Arizona water law specialist Robert Glennon, will be appearing on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart tomorrow night (Thursday, July 16). Will he talk about plastic covered H2O? Or the remorseless mining of our groundwater (subject of his 2002 book Water Follies)? Or perhaps the collapsing Pacific fisheries (these feature in his 2009 successor Unquenchable)? Glennon has no shortage of horror stories. One thing is sure. He will come armed with an urgent list of reforms that he sees as necessary to protect and preserve a dwindling and badly abused fresh water supply. The place he sees as crucial to leading the reform? The US Congress. It’s Comedy Central, but he’s not joking.

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