Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 26 February 2015
Smart Bay, Smart Water

The SmartBay Project created a system to monitor wave conditions, marine life and pollution levels in and...

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Worst drought on record dries up São Paulo's main water reserves


Source: The Guardian 25 February 2015
Worst drought on record dries up São Paulo's main water reserves

Water shortage in Brazil’s largest city is forcing some to hoard and recycle water as levels in the Cantareira reservoir fall to 6% of its capacity.

The Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges


Source: IBM 25 February 2015
The Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges

The numerous technological innovations needed to enable the smart grid require integrated collaboration between utilities, governments and...

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Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance


Source: UWTV 23 February 2015
Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance

Experts predict that by the end of the 21st century, over 80 percent of the world's population will be concentrated in urban areas...

Water Changes Everything.


Source: YouTube 20 February 2015
Water Changes Everything.

Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. We call this the water crisis. It's a crisis because it...

Citigroup to invest $100bn in tackling climate change


Source: The Guardian 19 February 2015
Citigroup to invest $100bn in tackling climate change

Citigroup, the third largest US financial institution, said it will invest $100bn over the next decade to reduce the impacts of climate change.

How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy


Source: Switchboard 18 February 2015
How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy

I’m not writing much this week, because I’m traveling, very glad to be away from US presidential politics but concerned for all my colleagues and...

Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen


Source: TreeHugger 17 February 2015 Featured
Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen

Scientists at EPFL have come up with an inexpensive way to store solar energy as hydrogen. It's a concept that has...

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A Critical Issue: Water Resiliency


Source: The Energy Collective 17 February 2015
A Critical Issue: Water Resiliency

A crisis is a terrible thing to waste. It took a drought of epic proportions to force the Australian nation to radically reform its water policies.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 17 February 2015
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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How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory


Source: Earth Techling 13 February 2015
How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory

“Smart grid“. It’s a term we throw around a lot, but what does it really mean? What does it look like? And more importantly, why should we...

Hamburg: Green City of the Future?


Source: Link TV 12 February 2015
Hamburg: Green City of the Future?

All eyes are on Germany as the country prepares to abandon nuclear power by 2020. Hamburg, an industrial port on Germany's northern shore...

Use water better or face rising bills, Green Alliance warns


Source: BusinessGreen 11 February 2015
Use water better or face rising bills, Green Alliance warns

Water shortages could lead to soaring bills unless the UK becomes better at using water efficiently, the influential Green Alliance think tank says.

Frankfurt beats London to most sustainable city title


Source: The Guardian 9 February 2015
Frankfurt beats London to most sustainable city title

London is the second most sustainable city in the world – ahead of Copenhagen and behind only Frankfurt – but scores poorly for congestion.

Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry


Source: IBM 28 January 2015 Featured
Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry

Taking a smarter approach to the way we produce, distribute, and consume energy in order to meet the needs of the 21st Century.

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Future Megacities - Water Management in Lima, Peru


Source: Vimeo 23 January 2015
Future Megacities - Water Management in Lima, Peru

The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education..

Scott Harrison: Practicing Water Sustainability as Community Service


Source: IAMECO Warrior 21 January 2015
Scott Harrison: Practicing Water Sustainability as Community Service

Former Manhattan nightclub promoter Scott Harrison founded the non-profit charity: water in 2006 following a two-year missionary trip to Liberia...

Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 21 January 2015
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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What Will it Take to Create Smart Cities in India?


Source: SustainableCities 19 January 2015
What Will it Take to Create Smart Cities in India?

In June 2014, the Government of India announced its ambitious plan to build 100 smart cities across the country.

Securing water for a community in Chile


Source: YouTube 16 January 2015
Securing water for a community in Chile

In Nogales, Chile, water is scarce, and the community has a limited supply. Carol Poblete, one of our community relations analysts, worked with...

US Energy Department announces $8 Million for marine energy research


Source: Renewable Energy Focus 15 January 2015
US Energy Department announces $8 Million for marine energy research

The US Energy Department has announced $8 million in available funding to spur innovation in next-generation marine technology.

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