Getting our own house in order by creating a common-sense solution to fix preventable methane leaks should make it easier to build a convincing case for other countries to take meaningful action on climate.
Yellow Conference will host its second gathering on Aug. 26 and 27 in downtown Los Angeles. Founded in 2014 by graphic designer and branding expert Joanna Waterfall, Yellow is an annual conference aimed at equipping creative women to effect positive change in the world.
In our globalized world, everything is interconnected. Water, energy and climate can no longer be thought of as separate issues.
Like any natural resource, usage and abuse affect more than just one party, and those most vulnerable are often the ones who bear the brunt of such abuse the most. Political, economic, social, and environmental effects of water scarcity are only now beginning to register among the public.
There were four teenagers, two boys and two girls, frantically trying to stay afloat. They had gone past a steep drop-off in the water, and were now in trouble without being able to touch the bottom.
Fox 'News' finally finds reason to 'care' about the environment; Hillary Clinton draws a bright green line around Arctic drilling; EPA tells oil and gas industry to cut the methane; and Islamic leaders call on Muslims worldwide.
American families without clean water live lives totally different from our own. They often wake up and collect water from a source outside their home, fetching it in buckets and boiling it on the stove.
I feel like many Californians are finally starting to get past the denial/anger/bargaining/depression stages of the drought and accepting conservation and sustainable water practices for the long haul.
Every year, thousands flock to the Coachella Valley for its iconic Music and Arts Festival. Just a short twelve-minute drive southeast of the festival location lies a different Coachella -- one not nearly as glamorous. It's actually quite the opposite: filthy, decaying and in need of your help.
On a Tuesday evening in late July, Dr. Tullis Onstott, Professor of Geosciences at Princeton University -- and in 2007 named one of TIME Magazine's most influential people in the world -- stood in front of the Hopewell Township, New Jersey, Board of Health and swore under oath to "tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth."
It's important to establish an exercise regimen because physical activity offers many health benefits, including decreasing blood pressure, increasing muscle strength, lowering blood fat levels (cholesterol and triglycerides), improving sleep, decreasing stress, increasing insulin sensitivity and helping control body weight.
Unless dramatic changes in policy and pricing are made, or the weather suddenly turns very damp, further shortages are the inevitable result.
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I've met two crazy Frenchmen in my life. The first was a guy whose name escapes me, but we raced on bicycles down the switchbacks of the Pyrenees in Andorra and just when I thought I was winning, this Frenchman put his hands behind his back into an aerodynamic tuck that would make any daredevil nervous.
Mr. Lewis is a national of Barbados and has served with the United Nations for 25 years in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. His current post with the UN is Resident Coordinator in Iran. The following video is a Ted Talk Gary recently gave at TEDxKish in Kish, Iran followed by an interview about Iran's water crisis.
Diarrhea caused by inadequate drinking water, sanitation and hand hygiene kills an estimated 842,000 people every year worldwide, and is of the second leading cause of death for children under age five.