ALS ice bucket challenge demand 'leaves island without water'


Source: Independent 29 August 2014
ALS ice bucket challenge demand 'leaves island without water'

The ALS ice bucket challenge has exhausted not only your patience with your Facebook friends but reportedly all the drinking water on the Isle of...

UK regulator proposes 5 percent cut in water bills by 2020


Source: Reuters 29 August 2014
UK regulator proposes 5 percent cut in water bills by 2020

(Reuters) - Britain's water regulator has proposed that most of Britain's water suppliers should reduce their consumer bills...

How to growth-hack a sustainable future


Source: GreenBiz 28 August 2014
How to growth-hack a sustainable future

Most technologies that might disrupt our business future are neutral in terms of sustainability — or at least start that way...

Mobile apps for California's drought, UK floods and India's drinking water


Source: The Guardian 28 August 2014
Mobile apps for California's drought, UK floods and India's drinking water

Whether there’s too much of it or not enough, whether it’s too expensive or too dirty, water problems affect billions of people...

Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water


Source: YouTube 28 August 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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Do dams destroy rivers?


Source: The Guardian 28 August 2014
Do dams destroy rivers?

A new database has found links between the declining health of the world great rivers and the dams that break up their natural cycles...

Atlantis inks £7.5m deal to open up second front in MeyGen tidal energy push


Source: BusinessGreen 27 August 2014
Atlantis inks £7.5m deal to open up second front in MeyGen tidal energy push

Atlantis Resources Limited has completed a busy few days, following last week's announcement it is to start work on the world's largest tidal...

Will the next war with Canada be a fight over water?


Source: TreeHugger 27 August 2014
Will the next war with Canada be a fight over water?

On August 24, 1814, two hundred years ago yesterday, British forces burned down the White House, in retaliation for the American's blowing up...

How business can keep clean water flowing


Source: GreenBiz 26 August 2014
How business can keep clean water flowing

Toledo, Ohio, made international news earlier this month when local authorities advised the roughly 400,000 residents — including my in-laws...

Adrift 2015: The Official Trailer


Source: YouTube 26 August 2014
Adrift 2015: The Official Trailer

Crazy publicity stunt or stroke of daring genius? This man has decided to live on an iceberg for a year to urge climate change action.

Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion


Source: Roche 26 August 2014
Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

(Reuters) - Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune Inc for $8.3 billion in cash...

Smart Water Management Saves Companies 1.25bn Gallons


Source: Environmental Leader 25 August 2014
Smart Water Management Saves Companies 1.25bn Gallons

Banyan Water, a technology company specializing in smart water management, says it has saved commercial and institutional clients 1.25 billion...

Why are indigenous pWhy are indigenous people left out of theople left out of the sustainable development goals?


Source: The Guardian 23 August 2014
Why are indigenous pWhy are indigenous people left out of theople left out of the sustainable development goals?

The great danger in compiling a list of priorities for international development, which is what most of the development industry has been...

What if we could turn wastewater and algae into carbon-negative fuels and clean water?


Source: TreeHugger 22 August 2014
What if we could turn wastewater and algae into carbon-negative fuels and clean water?

First generation biofuels, like corn ethanol, haven't fulfilled their promise of displacing fossil fuels in a green, carbon neutral way...

Water meters mean higher bills for more than a third of consumers


Source: BBC 22 August 2014
Water meters mean higher bills for more than a third of consumers

The number of water meters installed in homes across England and Wales has risen above 10 million, as suppliers in drought prone areas in the South...

Putting a stop to water waste: why local initiatives are key


Source: The Guardian 22 August 2014
Putting a stop to water waste: why local initiatives are key

Los Angeles imports 89% of its water. Every year it spends over $350m (£211m) disposing of the perfectly acceptable rainwater that falls upon it...

Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities


Source: Post Carbon Institute 22 August 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...

Fukushima radioactive water 'ice plug' plan fails


Source: The Telegraph 22 August 2014
Fukushima radioactive water 'ice plug' plan fails

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has conceded defeat in its effort to create a frozen plug in a tunnel...

Food and drinks companies respond to consumer pressure on climate change


Source: The Guardian 21 August 2014
Food and drinks companies respond to consumer pressure on climate change

Campaigns don’t need to be an all-dancing, all-singing affair to be a success. Over the last 18 months, over 640,000 people have spoken up...

Water War: Dry in Detroit


Source: VICE News 21 August 2014
Water War: Dry in Detroit

Earlier this year, Detroit's Water and Sewerage Department began turning off water utilities for overdue or delinquent accounts...

How Badly Is the Wave and Tidal Industry Struggling? Likely Worse Than You Thought


Source: TheEnergyCollective 20 August 2014
How Badly Is the Wave and Tidal Industry Struggling? Likely Worse Than You Thought

Read this headline from the BBC and try to guess what year the story was written: "Tidal Power Generator Unveiling Hailed as a Landmark"...

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