This solar water wheel could be the solution to plastic ocean debris


Source: Tree Hugger 1 August 2014 Featured
This solar water wheel could be the solution to plastic ocean debris

As much as we love highlighting new and interesting technologies, sometimes old technologies prove to be the best.

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Beach Pollution a Major Threat to Fisheries, Economy, and Tourism in Fortaleza, Brazil


Source: Sustainable Cities 29 July 2014
Beach Pollution a Major Threat to Fisheries, Economy, and Tourism in Fortaleza, Brazil

For a little over an hour, over forty pounds of trash were removed. More than 1,871 pieces of solid waste were collected

Orica fined more than $750,000 for pollution incidents


Source: The Guardian 29 July 2014
Orica fined more than $750,000 for pollution incidents

Chemical giant handed the 'highest penalty' that has been handed down by the land and environment court

Change In Antarctic Sea Ice Trend Not So Extreme, Study Finds


Source: The Energy Collective 28 July 2014 Featured
Change In Antarctic Sea Ice Trend Not So Extreme, Study Finds

A new study finds that the change in the trend of Antarctic sea ice growth over time is “not as extreme as the published literature indicates"

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The IBM Start Summit 2012


Source: IBM 28 July 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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The Ocean Cleanup


Source: The Ocean Cleanup 28 July 2014
The Ocean Cleanup

On June 3rd, 19-year-old Boyan Slat unveiled the results of the feasibility study, proving that we can likely clean our oceans.

Obama and Xi Jinping confirm attendance at UN climate summit


Source: The Climate Group 26 July 2014
Obama and Xi Jinping confirm attendance at UN climate summit

NEW YORK: US President Barack Obama and China President Xi Jinping have officially confirmed they will be attending the UN Climate Summit...

Change In Antarctic Sea Ice Trend Not So Extreme, Study Finds


Source: TheEnergyCollective 25 July 2014
Change In Antarctic Sea Ice Trend Not So Extreme, Study Finds

A new study finds that the change in the trend of Antarctic sea ice growth over time is "not as extreme as the published literature indicates"...

Why targeting 4 human emotions is key to marketing sustainability


Source: The Guardian 24 July 2014 Featured
Why targeting 4 human emotions is key to marketing sustainability

While brands have been remarkably successful at feeding universal human drives, such as the desire for adventure, power or status...

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Crowdfunding campaign seeks to help Detroit residents pay water bills


Source: The Guardian 24 July 2014
Crowdfunding campaign seeks to help Detroit residents pay water bills

A crowdfunding campaign is seeking to match donors with Detroit residents who are behind on their bill payments...

IBM UK & Ireland Predictions for 2014 - Water


Source: IBM 24 July 2014
IBM UK & Ireland Predictions for 2014 - Water

Keith Wishart, Technology & Innovation Consultant for IBM UKI, gives his predictions for water in 2014.

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Water, super-sewers and the filth threatening the River Thames


Source: The Guardian 23 July 2014
Water, super-sewers and the filth threatening the River Thames

"Water is the giver of life," says the great-great-grandson of the engineer who revolutionised London's sewerage system...

The strange relationship between global warming denial and... speaking English


Source: The Guardian 23 July 2014
The strange relationship between global warming denial and... speaking English

Here in the United States, we fret a lot about global warming denial. Not only is it a dangerous delusion, it's an incredibly prevalent one...

10 ways to stop being a water waster


Source: TreeHugger 23 July 2014
10 ways to stop being a water waster

There is no resource more precious than water. There is also no resource that is misused, abused, misallocated, and misunderstood the way water is...

Missed targets: when companies fail to keep their key sustainability promises


Source: The Guardian 22 July 2014
Missed targets: when companies fail to keep their key sustainability promises

When the Walt Disney Company reached out to Rainforest Action Network for help in crafting a new sustainable paper sourcing policy in 2012...

Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation'


Source: The Guardian 22 July 2014
Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation'

When the coast is clear, and the trucks from the contractor shutting off water for the city of Detroit have rolled away...

Climate models accurately predicted global warming when reflecting natural ocean cycles


Source: The Guardian 22 July 2014
Climate models accurately predicted global warming when reflecting natural ocean cycles

Predicting global surface temperature changes in the short-term is a challenge for climate models. Temperature changes over periods of a decade...

Commodities: Water should be traded on financial markets to avoid global crisis


Source: The Telegraph 22 July 2014
Commodities: Water should be traded on financial markets to avoid global crisis

Britain, as the rest of the world, is facing a water crisis, leading some experts to predict that by the end of the decade H2O will be traded...

Gaza faces imminent water crisis


Source: Aljazeera 20 July 2014
Gaza faces imminent water crisis

Gaza City - For seven days now, when Khalil Hassan turns on the tap, he finds no water. He must now go back and forth between his home...

New technology uses social media to keep track of water levels


Source: The Guardian 19 July 2014
New technology uses social media to keep track of water levels

Riverside homeowners across England and Wales can rest easy in their beds tonight. After a few weeks of good weather (by British standards)...

Why sustainability requires leadership training


Source: GreenBiz 18 July 2014
Why sustainability requires leadership training

Sustainability is now firmly on the radar screen of business. Along with their ongoing focus on economic issues, two-thirds of executives...

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