Why I Am Farming on Water


Source: Sustainable Cities 17 September 2014
Why I Am Farming on Water

I’ve started a small water farm. But unlike my attempted and horridly failed attempts at soil farming, where worms, weeds and beetles...

Antarctic sea ice set for record high as Arctic heads for sixth lowest extent


Source: The Guardian 17 September 2014
Antarctic sea ice set for record high as Arctic heads for sixth lowest extent

The extent of sea ice in Antarctica is set to reach a record high, scientists said on Tuesday, as they announced that Arctic sea ice appeared to...

Handwoven dew collecting tower aims to ease Africa's water crisis


Source: ArchitectureVision 17 September 2014
Handwoven dew collecting tower aims to ease Africa's water crisis

WarkaWater' is a project conceived for the mountainous regions in Ethiopia, where women and children walk several hours to collect water...

Labour accuses government of delaying flash-flood protection measures


Source: BusinessGreen 16 September 2014
Labour accuses government of delaying flash-flood protection measures

The government has been accused of delaying new flood protection measures, after it last week issued another consultation on sustainable drainage...

UK environment policies get the red card from MPs


Source: BusinessGreen 16 September 2014
UK environment policies get the red card from MPs

MPs have given a "red card" to the government's environmental policies, in a report green groups said torpedoes the coalition's ambition...

Brazil building Amazon observation tower to monitor climate change impact


Source: The Guardian 16 September 2014
Brazil building Amazon observation tower to monitor climate change impact

Brazil is building a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon to monitor climate change and its impact on the region...

Sustainable Business Forum: the 4th Wave


Source: GRCCtv 15 September 2014
Sustainable Business Forum: the 4th Wave

Andrew Hoffman of the University of Michigan's Erb Institute discusses the implications of an emerging cultural shift to sustainable business...

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 15 September 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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Water Firms Respond To Complaint Challenge


Source: Sky News 15 September 2014
Water Firms Respond To Complaint Challenge

Complaints about water companies have fallen for the sixth straight year - and by a greater margin - after the industry was urged to do more...

Drunk your water? Now eat the bottle it came in


Source: The Telegraph 15 September 2014
Drunk your water? Now eat the bottle it came in

An edible “water ball” designed to replace plastic water bottles has been shortlisted as one of five ideas that could radically change the world...

Personalising climate change through open data and apps


Source: The Guardian 14 September 2014
Personalising climate change through open data and apps

Government-released open data is fuelling a whole new level of innovation in sustainability. Moving beyond hackathons, today’s climate data...

When The Well Runs Dry: The Currency Of Water


Source: Forbes 14 September 2014
When The Well Runs Dry: The Currency Of Water

Today half the world is enduring drought, undermining food supply chains, and placing new stresses on often fragile economies and communities...

Business finds new ways to save water for the future


Source: BBC 13 September 2014
Business finds new ways to save water for the future

Is there a bigger environmental problem facing the planet than climate change? According to Nestle chairman Peter Brabeck there is...

PepsiCo backs new tool to predict water risks


Source: BusinessGreen 12 September 2014
PepsiCo backs new tool to predict water risks

Global food and beverage companies from Anheuser-Busch InBev to Coca-Cola to Molson Coors have all created tools to measure and slake their thirst...

A very different kind of wave energy device (it operates well below the waves)


Source: SmartGridNews 12 September 2014
A very different kind of wave energy device (it operates well below the waves)

A novel approach to generating wave energy moved forward in Oregon last week with the launch of the M3 Wave APEX...

Are sustainability reports driving change or just 'losing the signal'?


Source: The Guardian 12 September 2014
Are sustainability reports driving change or just 'losing the signal'?

Early in my career I had an epiphany. It was the mid-80s and I was working for the US Environmental Protection Agency...

Smarter Cities- City Of Dreams - 6 of 6


Source: YouTube 12 September 2014
Smarter Cities- City Of Dreams - 6 of 6

For the final film in the series, we change pace and look to the future, providing a glimpse of what promises to be a Decade of Smart in the...

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Siemens, Unilever and Swiss Re named world's most sustainable companies


Source: BusinessGreen 12 September 2014
Siemens, Unilever and Swiss Re named world's most sustainable companies

Siemens, Air France-KLM, and Unilever are among 24 companies to be named the most sustainable in their sector...

Smarter Cities- 'The Living City' - 2 of 6


Source: YouTube 12 September 2014
Smarter Cities- 'The Living City' - 2 of 6

Film 2 further develops the concept of smarter cities. Initially, the focus is on smarter healthcare and how as cities become increasingly...

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How sustainability improves shareholder value


Source: GreenBiz 11 September 2014
How sustainability improves shareholder value

One of the most important objectives — if not the most important — of a CEO always has been to enhance the shareholder value of the company...

David Cameron set to attend New York Climate Change Summit


Source: BusinessGreen 11 September 2014
David Cameron set to attend New York Climate Change Summit

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is scheduled to join more than 100 world leaders at a major climate change summit in New York this month...

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