Irish Water: How the Dublin government are struggling with water charges


Source: BBC 30 October 2014
Irish Water: How the Dublin government are struggling with water charges

One problem more than any other has exercised the minds of Irish cabinet ministers recently - what to do about Irish Water...

In 30 years time, will government carbon reduction targets even matter?


Source: TreeHugger 29 October 2014
In 30 years time, will government carbon reduction targets even matter?

The European Union recently agreed to a 40% reduction in CO2 emissions, based on 1990 levels, by 2030...

10 sustainable innovations: from solar-powered suitcases to floating classrooms


Source: The Guardian 29 October 2014
10 sustainable innovations: from solar-powered suitcases to floating classrooms

Tackling global challenges including Bangladeshi floods, water scarcity, fashion waste and death in childbirth...

Clean Drinking Water, From the Air


Source: Blue Living Ideas 29 October 2014 Featured
Clean Drinking Water, From the Air

With much of California experiencing record levels of “exceptional” drought- and with what little water there is available being tainted by...

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Southampton water fluoridation plans scrapped


Source: BBC 29 October 2014
Southampton water fluoridation plans scrapped

Plans to add fluoride to the public water supply in Southampton and parts of Hampshire have been scrapped...

Best in Show: The Nexus eWater recycler saves water and energy


Source: TreeHugger 28 October 2014
Best in Show: The Nexus eWater recycler saves water and energy

If you live in a hot, dry climate like much of Australia or the southwest United States, grey water recovery and reuse makes a lot of sense...

Great Barrier Reef protection plan 'ignores the threat of climate change'


Source: The Guardian 28 October 2014
Great Barrier Reef protection plan 'ignores the threat of climate change'

The Australian government’s multimillion dollar plan to halt the worrying decline of the Great Barrier Reef does nothing to address the leading...

How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory


Source: Earth Techling 28 October 2014
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...

The Many, Many Health Benefits of Water [INFOGRAPHIC]


Source: Sustainable Cities 27 October 2014
The Many, Many Health Benefits of Water [INFOGRAPHIC]

Drinking water is good for you. Duh! Yes, we all know that water is vital to maintaining health, and even life itself...

The Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges


Source: IBM 27 October 2014
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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IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 24 October 2014
IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation

For the first time ever, most people live in urban areas. In the years to come, the percentage of people living in cities will continue to..

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The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you


Source: TreeHugger 23 October 2014
The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

A new report ranks countries by their green investments, and also compares performance to our perceptions...

6 reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies


Source: The Guardian 23 October 2014
6 reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies

It’s time to dispel the myth of the all-powerful chief executives of large corporations. Rather than being in control of their destiny...

Why We Are Working With Colleagues in China to Develop Sustainability Metrics


Source: TheEnergyCollective 23 October 2014
Why We Are Working With Colleagues in China to Develop Sustainability Metrics

I am in no way an expert on China, but one need not be an expert to understand that China's elite know they are in the midst of a deep crisis...

Is sustainability just about being green?


Source: Bristol Post 23 October 2014
Is sustainability just about being green?

SKANSKA'S commitment to contribute to a more sustainable world is resolute. One of the main focuses for our business is reducing energy use...

Water Crisis Seen Worsening as Sao Paulo Nears ‘Collapse’


Source: Bloomberg 22 October 2014
Water Crisis Seen Worsening as Sao Paulo Nears ‘Collapse’

Sao Paulo residents were warned by a top government regulator today to brace for more severe water shortages...

Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 21 October 2014
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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Where is water tech when you need it?


Source: GreenBiz 21 October 2014
Where is water tech when you need it?

There are no shortages of stories on the environmental, social and economic negative impacts of water scarcity and the drought in the U.S...

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.

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