For the most part, we're still in the very early stages of the stimulus process. Even though a few projects are shovel ready now, most of the funding is still in the allocation process. Highlighting this fact is the news that the EPA
Even journalists living in this year's host city of Istanbul are a bit perplexed about the event we've dubbed 'waterpalooza.' But what everyone seems to agree on is that water is more important than ever.
Half of the world's population will be living in areas of "acute water shortage" by 2030. That's the grim finding of a report issued by the UN last week, and it's one of the main reasons that 120 countries have convened in
Well, just as Google didn't want to get left behind when it comes to the smart grid, IBM doesn't want to get left behind when it comes to water management. We knew the company is paying attention to water issues,
Every day, 500,000 gallons get sucked up from a limestone basin in northern Florida by the Nestle Water Co. Every hour of each of those days, the water fills 102,000 plastic bottles at a nearby bottling plant. Nestle, and the 22 other
Photo: Mark Mahaney
The Rhinoceros Beetle is the world's strongest animal, able to lift more than thirty times its own weight. To Natalie Jeremijenko, this sounded like an invitation to wrestle. Via some clever technology (she is an engineer, after
A panel of experts gathered at the Clean Tech Forum this week to talk about technologies that will help with the impending water crisis. The panel was drawn together to discuss water's role the "iron triangle" of water/energy/food, especially in light
We recently had an interview on TreeHugger Radio with Emily Pilloton, founder of Project H, about the projects her non-profit accomplishes - one of the most well known being her work with the Hippo Roller. She also spoke at Compostmodern this weekend,
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If I were in Manhattan, my visit to the Environmental Health Clinic might involve a session afloat Dr. Jeremijenko's raft/office on the East River. Under the circumstances, she treated me over Skype, checking my toxics and
The next big crisis isn't going to be how to get renewable energy across the power lines, or how to turn our full landfills into fuel sources. It's going to be how to get a sip of water. An impending water crisis is believed to be
The Health Ranger - AKA Mike Adams from Natural News - demos the Brumby Pump, a pump system that has no moving parts. It utilizes compressed air to suck water from wells, making it an ideal piece of equipment for farmers and villagers in rural areas.
Karaoke video explaining not to drink water from wells painted red as they contain high levels of arsenic (YouTube via RDI-Cambodia)
For this writer, karaoke has long been thought as an activity to be endured rather than enjoyed (and I am sure I am not
We are all for people making a habit of drinking from reusable water containers. And there are a lot of great options out there to choose from. But there is a point at which a simple water container can be as lame as plastic water
On Thursday, February 12, over 100 cities around the world will be taking part in Twestivals - Twitter festivals - to help raise awareness and funds for a really good cause helping to bring clean, drinkable water to developing nations.