Today, on World Water Day, almost one in eight people on the planet won't be able to secure even a glass of safe water to drink. More than twice as many people won't be able to experience the dignity of using a toilet.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Broken computers and wildflowers are making this week's column late, short, but swee...
To solve the freshwater problem that is now evident around the globe, we must first understand how much water is actually available, how much we use, to what purpose, using what system, in what condition, and with what realistic capacity given rapid climate change and its visible and continuing catastrophic effect.
It's possible that alkaline water could offer some benefits, to some people, in certain circumstances. But until we learn more, I suggest you save your money: Stick to tap water most of the time.
When my vegan friends and colleagues say that a vegan diet is categorically the best for human health, it is an excess of zeal. We simply do not have ...
My daughter joined the Peace Corps last year, right after graduating from college in Florida, with an International Affairs degree. She wants to be a diplomat. After having trekked the World with me during her childhood, she was still dreaming of Africa.
California continues to struggle with the drought, and the state has placed emergency restrictions on water use. In June, the State Water Resources Control Board rescinded the permits of some of California's water rights holders to divert water from springs and streams in watersheds all over the state.
Dating back to the Great Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps, one of the great aspects of the Conservation Corps model is its ability to help young people develop work skills through tangible projects and with the guidance of mentors.
There is now no doubt about the magnitude of the problem and the culprit, and that provides a basis for unified action.
There's a reason that we seek out the fountain of youth. That fountain may be coming right out of your kitchen faucet. Water is the fluid of sustenanc...
As someone who has enjoyed the bounty of God's waters including the lakes, rivers and streams for decades, it pains me that my grandchildren may not be able to experience a childhood of clean water.
Chances are, when it comes to water intake, you've heard a lot of different suggestions. Some experts say you need eight to ten 8-ounce glasses daily....
Tired of facts? Do you think all the concern about climate change is just a bunch of hooey? Then this newscast is for you.
If that climate and irresponsible water use and management further delimits the amount available for all uses just in the critical climate and under-supply we know today, what will the inevitable change in water valuation and consequent increase in price mean for the cost of a Volkswagen or anything else on earth?
Flint, Michigan, transitioned from the clean drinking water system they had been using for decades to drawing water from the toxic Flint River. Why would the city of Flint begin sourcing their water from what is known to be one of the most polluted rivers in the state?