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"...

Sustainability explained through animation


Source: YouTube 20 August 2014
Sustainability explained through animation

Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability.

Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon


Source: IBM 19 August 2014
Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon

Cities everywhere are reinventing themselves to better integrate across functions and collaborate with new partners to create and nurture...

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Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance


Source: UWTV 18 August 2014
Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance

Experts predict that by the end of the 21st century, over 80 percent of the world's population will be concentrated in urban areas...

Water Changes Everything.


Source: YouTube 18 August 2014
Water Changes Everything.

Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. We call this the water crisis. It's a crisis because it...

Is Las Vegas in danger of running out of water?


Source: Express 17 August 2014
Is Las Vegas in danger of running out of water?

After years of drought Lake Mead, the main source of fresh water for the holiday hotspot, has hit the lowest level ever and Sin City is now facing...

You will not believe what Upworthy can teach the media about sustainability


Source: The Guardian 15 August 2014
You will not believe what Upworthy can teach the media about sustainability

"The darkest corners can be illuminated", stated the notice in the newspaper in 1887. Flash powder was the hot new commodity and Danish American...

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 14 August 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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Bacteria-powered electric bugs could monitor water quality in developing countries


Source: TreeHugger 14 August 2014
Bacteria-powered electric bugs could monitor water quality in developing countries

Access to clean drinking water is a crucial issue for many people living in developing countries. Testing water for pollution usually involves...

An insider’s view: why more companies should tie bonuses to sustainability


Source: The Guardian 14 August 2014 Featured
An insider’s view: why more companies should tie bonuses to sustainability

I didn’t get my full stock bonus last year. It wasn’t because I didn’t meet my revenue or profit goals; I exceeded them...

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Lawmakers in drought-hit California finally agree on water plan


Source: Reuters 14 August 2014
Lawmakers in drought-hit California finally agree on water plan

(Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown approved on Wednesday a $7.6 billion plan to improve water supplies in the drought-striken state...

Meeting water and energy challenges in agri-food sector with technology


Source: The Guardian 14 August 2014 Featured
Meeting water and energy challenges in agri-food sector with technology

Worldwide, the overall growth in demand for agricultural products will require a 140% increase (pdf) in the supply of water over the next 20 years...

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Sustainable semantics: 'Global warming' vs. 'climate change'


Source: GreenBiz 13 August 2014
Sustainable semantics: 'Global warming' vs. 'climate change'

In sustainability communications, even synonyms can inspire vastly different reactions. Take “nature” and “environment”...

Sustainable business: Hannah Jones interview


Source: The Guardian 13 August 2014
Sustainable business: Hannah Jones interview

In the first in our series of interviews with leading sustainability figures, Jo Confino speaks to vice president of sustainable business...

Are BPA-Free Bottles Just As Bad?


Source: Popular Science 13 August 2014
Are BPA-Free Bottles Just As Bad?

Maybe it's time to switch to a metal water bottle.

Great Barrier Reef's greatest threat is climate change, says new report


Source: The Guardian 12 August 2014
Great Barrier Reef's greatest threat is climate change, says new report

Warmer ocean currents will have far-reaching consequences for decades to come, study says

Hydro-electric for a small community


Source: CSE Bristol 12 August 2014
Hydro-electric for a small community

How a group in Settle, North Yorkshire, set up a hydro-electric project to generate renewable energy -- and how that's now generating profits...

New study finds fringe global warming contrarians get disproportionate media attention


Source: The Guardian 12 August 2014
New study finds fringe global warming contrarians get disproportionate media attention

A new study led by Bart Verheggen surveyed 1,868 scientists studying various aspects of climate change, asking them several questions...

Burst water main and former hurricane Bertha cause chaos across London


Source: Evening Standard 11 August 2014
Burst water main and former hurricane Bertha cause chaos across London

A high street was swamped with water from a burst water main causing transport chaos across London...

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