In a few days, the second annual National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation, April 1-30, will come to an end. Before this happens, we'll see a ...
The Internet (almost) exploded this week when Americans Against the Tea Party linked to a video with the title: "Nestlé Chairman: Water Not a Right, Should Be Given a 'Market Value' and Privatized."
There is a rapid growth of scientific research, revealing what the Buddhist monks have known for generations but couldn't measure with machines: Meditation is a powerful tool for enhanced well-being and mental focus.
During my nearly 20 year legal career, I have worked on all sides of environmental issues - representing community groups, the government and even corporations. My new novel, Complicit, synthesizes much of what I have learned so far.
For now, Qatar, like many Arab countries, reclaims water from the saline seas. This process requires energy, and a lot of it. They can do this because their vast petroleum reserves provide the needed energy to desalinate the water -- for now. What about the future?
(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the April 22, 2013 edition.) Last week, BP called its final witnesses in the first phase of ...
As the World Bank warns, a possible 4 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures by the 2060s will lead to a "transition of the Earth's ecosystems into a state unknown in human experience."
It is hard to believe that the Colorado River that charges through famous rapids in the Grand Canyon is the same river that dries to a trickle before meeting the sea in Mexico.
Poorly thought-out government regulations can do tremendous harm. To date, the Republican Party's efforts against them have been heavy on bluster and light on action. By thinking bigger and thinking smaller, however, there's a good chance that the GOP could move forward with real regulatory reform.
Mike Del Ponte raised a stunning $150,000 on Kickstarter to fund Soma: elegant water pitchers with all-natural, compostable filters. Then Mike made Soma even cooler. He announced that a portion of his company's proceeds would go to providing fresh water to people around the world.
Upon starting my senior year at West Potomac High School, that was exactly how I felt. I knew Global Warming and greenhouse gasses were problems in the environment, but I did not do much more than recycle used cans and newspapers to help make a change.
In the tourism industry realize that addressing these issues is vital to sustainable tourism and protecting the natural resource values that allow the tourism business to succeed.
By Jessica Camille Aguirre, OnEarth Without beer, human civilization wouldn't exist. Twelve thousand years ago, the transition of the human race from ...
(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the April 15, 2013 edition.) Last week, BP executives and others testifying at U.S. District ...
Access to water is a central issue for slum dwellers around the world. Getting water is often a time-consuming endeavor that involves waiting in long lines and walking great distances. Water is often more expensive for the poor than for the wealthy, demanding a large portion of families' budgets.
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