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Californians Are Majorly Cutting Back On Their Water Usage

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- California reduced its water usage by more than 27 percent in June, exceeding cutbacks mandated by Gov. Jerry Brown (D) earlier this ...

Are Industrial Farms Also to Blame for America's Drought?

Chris Hunt | Posted 05.08.2016 | Green
Chris Hunt

If there is a silver lining to be found in the devastating California drought, it's that many more Americans are finally thinking about where and how their food is grown.

WATCH: The Water Footprint Of A T-Shirt

Posted 01.27.2013 | Green

Do you know the environmental impact of the shirt on your back? This new video from World Wildlife Fund and National Geographic’s “Make Each Ch...

Water Conservation Initiative Challenges Mayors And Communities To Save

Posted 04.06.2012 | Green

Is your city's mayor ready for a challenge? Throughout the month of April, civic leaders across the country are encouraged to step up and inspire t...

What Takes More Water To Make: Wine Or Chocolate?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

March 22 is World Water Day, and there is no better day to become more conscious about the items you use and consume, and just how much water is neede...

Where Has All The Water Gone?

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with is moving buckets and buckets of water from land to the ocean.Sometimes science moves slowly and sometimes q...

Burt's Bees Are Busy on the Sustainability Front

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with report from the headquarters of Burt's Bees. If you think about it, Burt's Bees -- maker of lip balms, skin cr...

Colorado Water Usage Report: Front Range Uses Only 19 Percent Of State's Water

Denver Business Journal | Cathy Proctor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new report on Colorado's water usage concludes that the Front Range uses about 19 percent of the state's water, yet generates between 80 and 86 perc...

Earth Mirror Tracks Your Water Usage, Induces Guilt If You're Wasting

Mother Nature Network | Matt Hickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the most wasteful of them all? If Jin Kim's design concept, Earth Mirror, ever comes to fruition the answer to th...

As Reservoirs Fall, Prices Should Rise

Robert Stavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Stavins

Throughout the United States, water is under-priced. Efficient use of water will take place only when the price reflects the actual additional cost of making that water available.