Record number of British beaches receive highest water quality rating


Source: The Guardian 15 April 2014
Record number of British beaches receive highest water quality rating

As well as helping butterflies and bees, last year's hot and dry British summer led to a record number of beaches reaching the highest standard...

Bacardi Sets Sustainability Goals


Source: Environmental Leader 15 April 2014
Bacardi Sets Sustainability Goals

The Bacardi Limited Good Spirited global sustainability program has set goals to reduce water and energy use and greenhouse gas emissions...

Entire marine food chain at risk from rising CO2 levels in water


Source: The Guardian 15 April 2014
Entire marine food chain at risk from rising CO2 levels in water

Escalating carbon dioxide emissions will cause fish to lose their fear of predators, potentially damaging the entire marine food chain...

As the Seas Rise, Cities 'Dither'


Source: Planetizen 15 April 2014
As the Seas Rise, Cities 'Dither'

The world’s coastal cities now face an impossible situation as a result of climate change. While the impacts and catastrophes become inevitable...

The chasm between business academics and development academics


Source: The Guardian 15 April 2014
The chasm between business academics and development academics

During my Master's degree, I was inspired by the words of Kofi Annan at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg...

Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water


Source: YouTube 15 April 2014 Featured
Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water

France’s Eole Water has now created a turbine that can condense water in the air and make it safe for drinking. With wind power companies still...

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Channel Islands and France join forces in bid to boost marine power


Source: BusinessGreen 14 April 2014
Channel Islands and France join forces in bid to boost marine power

Plans to install wave and tidal power devices around the coast of the Channel Islands and northern France have taken a step forward after Guernsey...

China's tap water cleared of benzene in some areas: Xinhua


Source: Reuters 14 April 2014
China's tap water cleared of benzene in some areas: Xinhua

(Reuters) - The Chinese city of Lanzhou has cancelled emergency measures in two districts after tests of water samples there found no more...

Pollutionwatch: Danger in the air


Source: The Guardian 14 April 2014
Pollutionwatch: Danger in the air

Early April's mixture of air pollution and Saharan dust attracted considerable media attention but air pollution in mid-March was far worse...

Must See Video: Showtime Climate Series 'Years of Living Dangerously'


Source: The Energy Collective 14 April 2014
Must See Video: Showtime Climate Series 'Years of Living Dangerously'

Showtime has posted online the entire video of Episode 1 of its visually and emotionally gripping documentary series event...

China city reports cancer-inducing chemical in drinking water


Source: Reuters 11 April 2014
China city reports cancer-inducing chemical in drinking water

(Reuters) - China's western city of Lanzhou saw a rush for supermarket bottled water on Friday after authorities said the city's drinking water...

Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities


Source: Post Carbon Institute 11 April 2014
Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities

TEDx Mission recently invited me to speak at their San Francisco event on how cities are using collective intelligence approaches to...

The Business of Global Food Security


Source: Financial Times 11 April 2014
The Business of Global Food Security

For a tiny island nation roughly the size of Bahrain or a moderately sized Caribbean island, Singapore has done an astonishing job ensuring...

Automotive component manufacturer leads the way on SME sustainability


Source: Greenwise 10 April 2014
Automotive component manufacturer leads the way on SME sustainability

An automotive systems and components manufacturer in the West Midlands is proving energy-intensive businesses can be sustainability leaders...

World's first Water Stewardship Standard is released


Source: Click Green 10 April 2014
World's first Water Stewardship Standard is released

The first international Water Stewardship Standard, a global framework to promote sustainable freshwater use, has been released by the Alliance...

Sustainability explained through animation


Source: YouTube 10 April 2014
Sustainability explained through animation

Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability.

Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon


Source: IBM 10 April 2014
Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon

Cities everywhere are reinventing themselves to better integrate across functions and collaborate with new partners to create and nurture...

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The IBM Start Summit 2012


Source: IBM 10 April 2014
The IBM Start Summit 2012

This year's IBM Start Summit 2012 focused on Sustainable Infrastructure. The aim was to take four real infrastructure issues from...

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America's top 10 most endangered rivers in 2014


Source: TreeHugger 10 April 2014
America's top 10 most endangered rivers in 2014

American Rivers has released its sad top 10 of the most endangered rivers in the United States in 2014. Topping the list is the San Joaquin River...

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 9 April 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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Brazil's largest city may ration water this year, utility says


Source: Reuters 9 April 2014
Brazil's largest city may ration water this year, utility says

(Reuters) - Sao Paulo may have to ration water this year if reservoir levels are not replenished, Brazil's largest water and sewage utility said...

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