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...

Obama Plan Helps Communities Prepare for Extreme Weather Brought on by Climate Change


Source: TheEnergyCollective 18 July 2014
Obama Plan Helps Communities Prepare for Extreme Weather Brought on by Climate Change

New Yorkers remember all too well the alarm we felt as Superstorm Sandy pounded our city. Apartment buildings and hospitals were swamped...

Tehran, the City of River Valleys, Needs a Landscape Ecological Approach to the Design and Planning of Its Water


Source: Sustainable Cities 18 July 2014
Tehran, the City of River Valleys, Needs a Landscape Ecological Approach to the Design and Planning of Its Water

Cities should be an extension of our natural environment. But nature has rules by which it operates, and these must be built into urban designs...

Detroit water shut-offs condemned as threat to health


Source: NewScientist 18 July 2014
Detroit water shut-offs condemned as threat to health

The decision by the bankrupt city of Detroit to cut off the water supply to 80,000 homes with outstanding water bills is a public health disaster...

IBM UK & Ireland Predictions 2014 - Big Data


Source: IBM 17 July 2014
IBM UK & Ireland Predictions 2014 - Big Data

Lauren Walker of IBM UKI, outlines her big data predictions for the year ahead.

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State Officials Prod California Cities to Act on Drought


Source: TheEnergyCollective 17 July 2014
State Officials Prod California Cities to Act on Drought

As California enters the hottest and driest season of the year, state officials are acting today to prod California’s cities and water suppliers...

A world without water


Source: Financial Times 17 July 2014 Featured
A world without water

The River Nar, a minor waterway about 100 miles north of London, is barely known to the average Briton...

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Smart irrigation controller uses in-ground sensors and weather forecast to reduce water bills by 60%


Source: TreeHugger 15 July 2014
Smart irrigation controller uses in-ground sensors and weather forecast to reduce water bills by 60%

This adaptive intelligent watering controller for lawns and gardens could drastically reduce your water bill, while keeping your plants healthy...

Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen


Source: TreeHugger 15 July 2014 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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