A Presentation By Tony Green

dreamstime xs 25255669 Displaced Angolan Carrying WaterNatural gas production is at an all-time high which has led to the lowest gas prices in a generation. Many suspect the United States will eventually be the world’s largest exporter of natural gas. The process of hydraulic fracturing has been one of the primary reasons for the abundant supply of natural gas.

Of all of the water in world, only 3.5% is freshwater suitable for drinking, and less than .001% is available throughout the planets’ rivers, lakes, and streams. As populations rise, and the effect of global climate are felt, surface temperatures will rise and water will become scarcer. The United Nations has stated that conflicts between rival countries could arise over access to water supplies. As water shortages become increasingly urgent, countries may resort to violence to quench their thirsts.

Hear about how innovative water technologies are the key to ensuring that nations of the world will never come to a point where wars will be waged for the right of people to have access to safe drinking water. I will cover questions such as:

  • Why water has been described as the next oil
  • The effects of climate change on our drinking water supply
  • What technologies are available to increase the availability of drinking water
  • Examples of where collaboration has prevented conflicts over water
  • The key to preventing future wars over our drinking water supply

Come join us for this special EcoGreen Group meeting!

Thursday Morning Meeting, June 23, 2016 8:00am - 9:30am
Free, No reservations required, but it would be appreciated if you register on our Meetup site.

Saratoga Federated Church, Richards Hall, 20390 Park Place, Saratoga, CA 95070
Enter on west side, corner of Oak Place and Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd (Highway 9).

About The Presenter

tony green pic 2Tony Green enjoys using his technical background to help people solve problems in fascinating applications which he hopes will make the world a better place in the long run. His career has included roles in application/project engineering and sales/marketing in the alternative energy, environmental, and utility industries. Tony works as an Water Treatment Sales Engineer for sustainability focused water treatment company who works with commercial and industrial clients to reduce their water consumption, optimize their energy usage all while being sustainable. To learn more about Tony’s speaking please go to http://www.speakinggreencommunications.com for more information. 

  

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