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Air & Water

(Photos and words by Mark Renz)

I was sipping coffee the other morning

and contemplating water flow and quality in the Glades,

When an aircraft passed high overhead...

As I watched the exhaust trail widen

and slowly settle over Lee County,

The thought occurred to me...

Are we including "air" in Everglades restoration?

Is it an issue?

According to ideaconnection, The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change reported that airplane exhaust is having an effect on global warming and is expected to grow over the next 50 years despite improvements in technology. Its current contribution is about 3% rising to 5% in 2050...