In Hurricanes The Real Killer Is the Water, Not the Wind

MIAMI – The house down the street is getting a new roof.  We’ve just put on new shutters – vertical strips of metal that look something like an accordion and are supposed to stop a tank at 100 miles an hour.
Some of the nearby coconut palms are loaded with coconuts and one neighbor has [...]

On the Impact and Value Of the World Water Forum

MIAMI – In the weeks since the World Water Forum in Istanbul, I’ve been wondering about the value and impact of the event – the planet’s largest conference on the world water crisis.
The more than 25,000 people who attended the Forum in March, including a handful of heads of states from countries near Turkey, did [...]