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Jesse Ventura Uncensored: Is Water the New Oil?

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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 03:42 PM
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In this all-new Off the Grid, I discuss how corporations are profiting off water while droughts have our water prices soaring. In places with high poverty rates like Detroit, water has already been shut off to thousands of residents who couldn’t afford to pay for what should be a basic human right.

These issues had me wondering: Is water the new oil? What do you think?
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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 03:50 PM
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a reply to: JesseVentura

Thought this for some time as this theory has been around for a few years, interesting though. Thanks for bringing it to attention!

www.ibtimes.com...



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 03:55 PM
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No, it's not. Graphene never made water desalination so easy. It's just up to the people of the world to not let bottled water companies and governments bury the evidence.

Graphene’s love affair with water
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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 03:56 PM
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a reply to: JesseVentura

It's a scary thought.

I think Nestle company (Swiss) bought Poland Spring and other water companies in the US. They set up water filtration plants all around the US to bottle their 'spring' water.

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(Is this really Jesse Ventura? Why don't you participate in other threads?)



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 04:01 PM
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a reply to: JesseVentura

I am all for people being taken care of if the cannot take care of themselves, but if I don't pay my water bill, they come shut it off too. Like within a few days. Is that unfair, or just the way things work?

Luckily, with some ingenuity, a few barrels, and rain, we will always have the ability to have water.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 04:17 PM
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It was predicted back in the 1980's that water would become more expensive that oil by 2013. But new methods of extracting water from the atmosphere and from sea water were developed. Desalination plants powered by electricity (from wind, solar or nuclear power). There are also membrane filter systems which pump water a high pressure through a membrane with thin pores, so that only the H2O molecules can get through.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 04:50 PM
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Soon it will be.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 04:54 PM
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I was in the Dominican last year, and I was chatting with some locals, I mentioned I was from Canada, and they asked from what part, so I told them, and they were in awe about my location. First off it shocked me how they knew the geography of Ontario, let alone Canada, but the first thing one of them got somewhat upset about was that we have so much fresh water, and in a small island country like the Dominican, it's quite rare and not readily available.

I feel bad when I see threads of topics like this because I live a somewhat privileged part of the world.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 05:13 PM
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I really don't see how they can make water like oil considering it falls from the sky for free for most of us. I have never seen oil fall from the sky.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 05:13 PM
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This is just ridicules...
Oil is deep underground, its to complicated for the average man to extract and refine. Oil burns away, while water evaporates and is recycled. Water is abundant in America. I can walk down to the river and get a gallon of water, I cant walk to a oil well and get a gallon of oil, at least most people cant. Amazing new technology's are being developed that cheaply convert sea water to drinkable water. Nestle may be a very powerful corporation but they do not have enough power to control America's water supply. Keep in mind nestle is ran by every day people like you and me, the corporation is nothing without its workers AKA the people.

I am all for exposing corporation wrong doings but this is a "wrong" approach.
It reaches thousands sometimes millions but
spreading fear by spinning a topic only leads to ignorance.
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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 08:31 PM
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Is Water the New Oil?


No, simple enough



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 08:45 PM
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We've got the tech, but how long before it's properly distributed across the globe? That's the question. This really is a case of artificially induced scarcity at play. I'm not sure this is the case for all shortages, but it certainly is for water.

Recently I posted that the fat cats will wait it out some time before using their corporations to act like the saviors of local lands. That's how it will look like, when in reality it's just another control mechanism. Make people value the water that much more, then charge that created value through the roof. I guess in being another control mechanism, that would be where it's as if oil. Only in that respect.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 08:49 PM
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Not one shared star among you people, what's happening?

To the Op whoever that is, I remember a few years ago one of the unfamiliar sky(satellite) channels broadcast a story about "blue gold" aka fresh water.

It also pointed out that George dubya's family owned land in certain areas which had fresh water, specifically mentioning Venezuela.


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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 09:23 PM
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Thanks to the OP for posting on this issue.

Undoubtedly there are people with a pecuniary interest in promoting the idea that water is the new oil, but in my opinion, there is no real water problem in most of the world, but particularly so in the United States, which has one of the Great Lakes entirely within its borders. Lets rename it "Lake Detroit".

Lake Detroit contributes, along with all of the other Great Lakes (half owned by the United States) the water which flows down the St. Lawrence River (half owned by the United States) into the Atlantic Ocean.

The outflow of the St. Lawrence River into the Atlantic Ocean amounts to, roughly, 107.2 cubic miles of fresh water per year.

www.aquatic.uoguelph.ca...

Some of this water could, undoubtedly, without severe ecological damage, be diverted south into the parched areas of the United States.

It is also my opinion that the creation of a large salt lake in what is now Death Valley, would have many benefits, including increased rainfall in parts of the southwest of the United States. I've discussed it in another thread at the link below:

www.abovetopsecret.com...

All freshwater on the planet is sea water desalinated by the Sun.

I think that, with the construction of suitably designed solar desalinization containers, many desert areas near the ocean, like Mr. Ventura's own beloved Baha, could have access to fresh water for agriculture and drinking at a relatively low cost using low tech, practically "no tech" plants.

This is discussed in Greening the Sahara: A Simple Idea at the following link.

www.abovetopsecret.com...

On this planet, we don't have water problems, we have mental problems that lead to political problems.


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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 09:33 PM
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Water and oil are both important resources. Which would have a bigger impact on a city, if all the water pipes stopped working or if all the petrol pumps stopped? Both are going to be messed up either way. Both have there share of blood attached to the control of these resources.



posted on Jun, 27 2015 @ 07:44 PM
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My first post here. I'd like to know why Jesse Ventura does not participate in his own conversations. I've been a supporter of him forever, I'm from Minnesota. I feel like he's the best shot at getting our country's freedom back. If he took office and did what he said he wanted ( no more wars, healthcare..) he'd be IMO the best president since JFK. But now he's really just giving us doom porn.. Common man. We need solutions, we need action, so lead us to those. You have millions of followers and only millions to gain. Your in a position of power, people like you. So don't give up on us ok? We know how to make money on YouTube too.



posted on Jun, 27 2015 @ 08:56 PM
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Thank you for sharing this knowledge I enjoyed it.



posted on Jun, 27 2015 @ 10:34 PM
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originally posted by: Metallicus
I really don't see how they can make water like oil considering it falls from the sky for free for most of us. I have never seen oil fall from the sky.


Simple. They just make collecting it illegal. You're stealing The State's water supply. There are already restrictions on this in some states in the U.S. It will only get tighter.

Just watch.



posted on Jun, 28 2015 @ 12:35 PM
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Considering that bottled water is more expensive than fuel, I wouldn't doubt it.

I worked for a spring water distiller, and we charged $7 dollars for a 19 litre bottle of cooler water. The competitors sold 600 ml bottles of water for $2.50. It's not wonder why my former boss was always receiving offers to be bought out.

Sooner of later Water will become a precious commodity and the scary fact is that Coca-Cola Amatil has a stranglehold on the industry. The next time you buy a bottle of water check the label and see for yourself.


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posted on Jun, 28 2015 @ 12:52 PM
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I'd like to see some things like death valley being filled in with seawater.
I don't think actually doing it or say collecting st. lawerence river outflow is politically feasible, nor is say collecting the mississippi.
Outflow in california is not being captured to let salmon and smelt attempt to repopulate, which is failing. Idiotic politics over some fish is costing millions upon millions.
I'm sure trying to capture outflow of other rivers would distrupt the estuaries and the greenies would get all butthurt. Filling in death valley would likely kill some lizards so that would be a no go.


P.S. Taking from lake michigan would take from lake huron because they are connected by a 5 mile straight. no elevation change unlike the other lakes




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