Oil futures rose $1 per barrel, but Alpha Natural Resources led coal stocks down sharply. Find out why.
A new technique that uses existing technology to allow researchers and natural resource managers to collect significantly more information on water quality has been developed, with the promise of better informing policy decisions. The technique will allow researchers to develop more sophisticated models that address water quality questions. Show More Summary
Cities and companies may try to ban bottled water, but this convenient form of hydration isn’t going anywhere soon. One company, Agana Rainwater, is taking a different approach to making bottled water more environmentally friendly: collecting, filtering and bottling rainwater that would otherwise go wasted. Show More Summary
I just learned of this IWRM report, Understanding Integrated Water Resources Management, from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Looks pretty good - like a primer on IWRM. It's only 21 pages. Download IWRM-Report-JAN2014 Here is the Introduction: The history of water resources management in the United States and abroad...
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that uses existing technology to allow researchers and natural resource managers to collect significantly more information on water quality to better inform policy decisions. read more
The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Monday cited five more Duke Energy power plants for not having storm water permits. The post Five More Duke Energy Power Plants Cited For Storing Coal Waste Improperly appeared first on ThinkProgress.
New orchard on the California prairie It's a sad and familiar story for California: there is a valuable resource in the ground, free for the taking. There are those who come to exploit the resource, tearing up the land and leaving behind a wake of destruction. Show More Summary
If you think surfing the internet and chatting at the water cooler are top ways to procrastinate, guess what? You’re right. According to a Robert Half Management Resources survey of top chief financial officers, several time wastersShow More Summary
The floating hydroponic farm uses melting icebergs as a massive resource for growing fruit and vegetables. The structure is shaped as a traditional village-the circular form encompasses a central bay in which melting icebergs are gathered. The freshwater goes
- From water births to home births and c-sections to multiples Don’t go into your birthing experience blind! Check out these highly informative videos that walk you through every step of the labor and delivery process so there won’t be any surprises. 1. The Business of Being Born This is a great documentary-style video that […]
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI), a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced today that Gaz reseau Distribution France (GrDF), the main natural gas utility in France and 100 percent-owned subsidiary of GDF Suez, has selected Itron as a main supplier of Gazpar smart gas meters for its Smart Continue reading ?
A $25 billion plan, a small town, and a half-century of wrangling over the most important resource in California.
California’s department of water resources is installing a floating, fish-guidance boom to prevent migrating chinook salmon taking a dangerous detour. LINK (via:Undercurrent News)
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced today that it has signed a contract to deliver its OpenWay smart grid solution in Salzburg, Austria. Salzburg AG, energy supplier for 260,000 customers in the province of Salzburg, will utilize the solution for an Continue reading ?
Just got an email from good friend and one of the best thinkers/writers on Western land and water issues, Sarah Bates. She sent me a copy of her latest report, Land Trusts and Water: Strategies and Resources for Addressing Water in Western Land Conservation. It is published by the Land...
Control over water resources could spark a much more heated controversy than the Arab Spring.
Jeremy J. Schmidt just published this paper, 'Water Management and the Procedural Turn: Norms and Transitions in Alberta', Water Resources Management, February 2014. Download Water_Management_Alberta Abstract Water management reforms...Show More Summary
Water scarcity is a big problem for the gold mining industry.
Water is one of the world's most important natural resources - yet safe, fresh drinking water is in increasingly short supply. Studies show that over 1.1 billion people lack access to potable water, and 2.7 billion people exierience water scarcity at least
Washing clothes is a huge drain on freshwater resources. The problem is particularly acute in regions of the world where water is scarce. What if we could do much better?