IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 17 October 2014
IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice

Smart is...Optimising energy and water usage and enhancing the working environment for IBM researchers by analysing data from thousands of sensors...

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Smart Energy: Increasing Energy Efficiency with Smart Grids and Sensors


Source: YouTube 16 October 2014
Smart Energy: Increasing Energy Efficiency with Smart Grids and Sensors

IBM can help build a smarter city by using a smart grid and smart sensors for smart energy efficiency.

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Procter & Gamble to Boost Conservation in Water-Stressed Areas


Source: Triple Pundit 15 October 2014
Procter & Gamble to Boost Conservation in Water-Stressed Areas

Procter & Gamble, commonly known as P&G, expanded its sustainability goals to include water conservation and sustainable packaging.

A Portable Faucet To Keep Water Clean


Source: FastCoExist 14 October 2014
A Portable Faucet To Keep Water Clean

In places in the world where there is no running water (and that’s a lot of places) water stored in giant barrels can easily be contaminated by...

The US, South Africa and Australia are turning wastewater into drinking water


Source: The Guardian 14 October 2014
The US, South Africa and Australia are turning wastewater into drinking water

Of all the clean water that our cities consume, roughly half of it flows down our sewers to sewage treatment plants where it is treated and released.

Explore The Smarter City


Source: YouTube 13 October 2014
Explore The Smarter City

The time to make our cities smarter is now. But how do you keep traffic flowing? Cure a healthcare system? Protect citizens while protecting their...

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DOE Requires Water, Energy Efficiency Verification in Buildings


Source: Environmental Leader 13 October 2014
DOE Requires Water, Energy Efficiency Verification in Buildings

The US Energy Department on Friday issued a final rule that requires verified energy and water performance for new and retrofitted federal buildings.

How to Solve the Looming Water Crisis


Source: Planetizen 13 October 2014
How to Solve the Looming Water Crisis

David Sedlak explains how the deepening obsolescence of our water infrastructure is reaching crisis status.

Students at UEA encouraged to urinate in the shower in water saving campaign


Source: The Independent 11 October 2014
Students at UEA encouraged to urinate in the shower in water saving campaign

Two students at the University of East Anglia have started a campaign called #gowiththeflow encouraging their colleagues on campus to urinate...

China's water dilemma between farming and growing population


Source: The Guardian 10 October 2014
China's water dilemma between farming and growing population

In an increasingly volatile world, China’s economic growth has proved remarkably resilient. While the economies of Europe and America have stalled...

Could you get £200 off your water bill by spotting sewage and pollution?


Source: This Is Money 10 October 2014
Could you get £200 off your water bill by spotting sewage and pollution?

Dog walkers, runners and cyclists are being offered up to £200 off their water bill if they keep on the lookout for pollution...

Smarter Computing: The next era of I.T.


Source: YouTube 10 October 2014
Smarter Computing: The next era of I.T.

Smarter Computing: The next era of I.T.

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Will synthetic biology change the way we farm and eat?


Source: GreenBiz 10 October 2014
Will synthetic biology change the way we farm and eat?

Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall for an event billed as the world's largest gathering of synthetic biologists...

Ocean acidification will cost global economy $1 trillion by 2100


Source: GreenBiz 10 October 2014
Ocean acidification will cost global economy $1 trillion by 2100

Ocean acidification will cost the world economy more than $1 trillion annually by 2100, according to a U.N. report released this week...

Perspectives of managing the worlds water supply


Source: IBM 9 October 2014
Perspectives of managing the worlds water supply

A growing urban population is putting significant pressure on freshwater resources

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Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 8 October 2014
Smarter, More Competitive Cities

In our world of seven billion people, the global rural-urban balance of populations has tipped for the first time in favor of cities. About one in...

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Rival corporate giants join forces to get millennials acting on climate change


Source: The Guardian 7 October 2014
Rival corporate giants join forces to get millennials acting on climate change

A coalition of otherwise rival global corporations announced on Tuesday they have jointly created a digital platform for young people...

Water wars: a new reality for business and governments


Source: The Guardian 7 October 2014
Water wars: a new reality for business and governments

During his reign from 2,450-2,400BC, King of Lagash set about building boundary canals around his territory...

What next for water and sustainability? - your ideas for our coverage


Source: The Guardian 7 October 2014
What next for water and sustainability? - your ideas for our coverage

California is experiencing severe drought for the third year in a row as water levels fall to historic lows...

10 top water tweeters: from Matt Damon to the World Bank


Source: The Guardian 7 October 2014
10 top water tweeters: from Matt Damon to the World Bank

Water is fast becoming one of the most pressing challenges of 21st century: whether it’s too much, or too little or too dirty...

How to conserve water


Source: The Guardian 6 October 2014
How to conserve water

What can you do to protect the world’s most precious natural resource? Here's 11 major ways that individuals can help conservation on a large scale.

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