Hmm...and is the disappearance of frogs and amphibians also a "balance
sheet" problem that can be corrected by using money to reallocate frogs and
amphibians between ecosystems?
Daniel A. Underwood
"I know you believe you understand what you think I said,
but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant."
> From: Randy Wray <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: etc
> Date: Tuesday, May 19, 1998 10:42 AM
> i think the npr report on yemen actually said they don't have the "money"
> to extract drinking water from the sea. it is a balance sheet problem,
> a resource problem. with "money" they could buy oil. like we do. we could
> send them some calif water (no doubt, in nice glass bottles) that
> currently goes to the cotton farmers, if they could only afford the $4
> gallon that bottled water currently fetches in your better supermarkets.
> L. Randall Wray
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