Alternet: How California’s Oil and Water Policies Are Bankrupting Higher Education

Oil and water don’t usually mix — except in California politics. Over the last couple of decades, interests representing offshore oil extraction and inland water infrastructure have teamed up, using their muscle to de-fund a once-famous system of public higher education.

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David Zetland: My talk to sustainable MBA students

(Zetland writes the Aguanomics blog.)

These are the folks who I provoked (into thinking, emotion, approval?) with my comment on triple bottom lines. I also said that green jobs are BS.

Besides those inflammatory remarks, I gave them three big economic truths about water (how we get shortages, the problem of missing costs, and the difference between a slide and shift in demand) and then did Q&A.

Here’s the 50 minute MP3 [17MB].

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