Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 28, 2016
Sharon Kleyne, the world’s foremost water advocate and host of The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health radio program, welcomed L. DeWayne Cecil, Ph.D. and Neil S. Grigg, Ph.D. to the radio show on October 24, 2016 to join her in a spirited conversation about earth’s water crisis and evaporation’s role in it.
Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, set the tone for their dialogue by warning listeners that “we’re not taking water as the #1 priority of our planetary infrastructure seriously enough.” Kleyne described earth’s water vapor, essential to the human body and the air we breathe, declaring that “without the water vapor, we would all be sand; we would be dust.”
Dr. Cecil, Principle Scientist at Sustainable Earth Observation Systems, LLC, agreed with Sharon Kleyne. “The biggest problem,” Cecil said, “is that we do not have, on the international, regional or local level, a water policy, a water plan. I worked in the government sector as a researcher and scientist for thirty-one years,” Cecil continued, “and I never met sustained interest in a comprehensive water plan. In the same way, we have no climate change plan, no energy plan.”
Dr. Grigg, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, also agreed with his distinguished colleagues. “Water,” he began, is in high demand yet limited in quantity. It is easily polluted and people living in poverty can’t easily access it. There is global competition for water. All of these factors,” Grigg explained, “combine to create a kind of social and political gridlock.”
Sharon Kleyne noted that Dr. Grigg is currently studying evaporation in plant life. Kleyne’s own water research technology has brought her to the point where she believes that the major breakthrough in the study of evaporation will come through the study of plants. Dr. Cecil, who said his current goal was to come up with water use plans supporting sustainability on a global scale, supported Dr. Grigg’s assertion that “evaporation is a big player in extreme climate events such as droughts, floods and monster storms.”
Sharon Kleyne, Cecil and Grigg agree that everyone must understand that earth’s water vapor and your body water vapor keep you alive. Kleyne said that people should do all they can to slow down their body’s water evaporation, remembering to drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water each day. “One must slow down the evaporation process,” said Kleyne. “Live longer. Be healthier,” Kleyne added. “Many people don’t understand this key point: water has energy, even the water in their bodies.”
All three research scientists and educators called for scientists, researchers, politicians and educators to come together to create a global water plan that will benefit everybody. In doing so, Kleyne urged “meeting in the middle”, rather than separating over ideology. “We need to create such a plan from the roots up,” Kleyne concluded, “and not settle for some scatter-shot approach.”