Environment Criminal Court | Asharq AL-awsat

A former senior official at an international organization reminded me, when we met recently, of an article I wrote in 2000, entitled ‘EU Follows UN in Wasting Development Aid.’ This official, who retired years ago after decades of international development work, said: “When it was first published, we thought thatContinue Reading

Cason Gilmer, a senior field customer service representative from the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, installs an advanced water metering system in Agora Hills , Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

In a wealthy enclave along the Santa Monica Mountains that is a haven for celebrities, residents are now facing more aggressive consequences for wasting water. The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District northwest of Los Angeles hopes to spur water savings by making it easier to fine households that go overContinue Reading