Here are four more worthwhile papers examining IWRM - Integrated Water Resources Management. They appeared in a recent special issue of the International Journal of Water Resources Development (Volume 30, Issue 3). All present somewhat unusual aspects of IWRM. 1) A new paradigm for water? A comparative review of integrated,...
It's bad. Really bad: A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The...Show More Summary
Here are several worthwhile papers examining IWRM - Integrated Water Resources Management. They appeared in a recent special issue of the International Journal of Water Resources Development (Volume 30, Issue 3). Cecilia Tortajada's paper served as the introductory piece. Neil Grigg and Malin Falkenmark are also well-known in the realm...
How much does it cost to eat a steak? Over at Science Friday, they're taking on that question not in terms of dollars but in terms of land and water use. Beef stacks up highest by far among animal proteins in resource consumption, using up 28 times the amount of land than poultry does. Read more...
Brady Cremeens Illinois News Network 7/24/14 OAK LAWN — Municipalities looking to address flooding issues and clean up drinking water have expanded access to resources as a result of the expansion of the Clean Water Initiative – a government-funded program created in 2012. On Wednesday, Quinn signed legislation that makes local stormwater management and treatment...
A new study finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western United States than previously thought.
Natural Capital can be defined as the world's stocks of natural assets that include geological resources, soil, air, water and all living things. It is from this natural capital that humans derive a wide range of services, often called...Show More Summary
By Meson Capital Partners: While we unfortunately don't have the resources or scale like Bill Ackman to spend $50mm on Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) on the ground primary research, we can afford to go to the source across the border in Mexico...Show More Summary
The drinking water resources on the eastern, Jordanian side of the Dead Sea could decline more severely as a result of climate change than those on the western, Israeli and Palestinian side. This is the conclusion reached by an international team of researchers that calculated the water flows around the Dead Sea. Show More Summary
Canada has always been known as a “hewer of wood and drawer of water” for its reliance on natural resources for economic growth, and nowhere is this more apparent than the way the country handles its extraction of oil.
Why would the ability of machines talking to machines benefit cities? Well if the machines are talking about how to better use resources such as electricity and water, then it’s a conversation that city administrators want to hear. With a rallying cry of “Aspiring to Create the Most Sustainable Urban Core in the Nation,” Charlotte, Continue reading ?
There is no resource more precious than water, so here are some great tips for conserving it.
Rick Rule, CEO of Sprott US Holdings Inc., began his career in the securities business in 1974. He is a leading American retail broker specializing in mining, energy, water utilities, forest products and agriculture. His company has built a national reputation on taking advantage of global opportunities. read more
Mexico on Friday put into effect an agreement signed in 2012 with the United States to allow companies to exploit deep water oil resources in the Gulf of Mexico
The State Water Resources Control Board has released new results that show that, while water usage has declined in most of California in response to its very stubborn drought, water usage statewide has increased by one percent and the...
Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth's strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge. But according to a new report focusing efforts to improve food systems on a few specific...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, the California State Water Resources Control Board voted to approve fines of up to $500 a day for overuse of water, in an effort to penalize those who do not conserve amidst the state's crippling drought. Now, Santa CruzShow More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (July 18, 2014) Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth's strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge. But according to a new report by researchers at...Show More Summary
We have reached a tipping point where we need to monetize and assign a dollar value to a natural resource like water -- without which we cannot survive. We live on the water planet: 75 percent of Earth’s surface is covered by water. Yet fresh water is scarce. Show More Summary