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Fresh Water

Recognizing Water for What It's Worth

Dr. Allan Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Allan Hoffman

Steve Solomon's new book "Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization" is an exhaustively researched and well written contribution to the world's increasing awareness of water issues.

Water Is The New Oil

Steven Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Solomon

With the impending freshwater scarcity crisis, world politics and human civilization is undergoing another turbulent sea change. Alarmingly societies are bifurcating into those with enough water and those without.

Row For Water: Katie Spotz, Row, Row Our Boat

Steven Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Solomon

As the throngs at Copenhagen pack their bags and disperse from the historic summit back to all corners of the globe, a lone young Ohio woman, Katie Spotz, 24, is getting set to start out on a solitary, sea level voyage.

Water Power

Jonathan M. Winer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jonathan M. Winer

In covering personalities and events, Solomon suggests that societies that know how to take advantage of new ways of using water dominate their time, while those that fail to address water crises disintegrate.

Fog Nets Deliver Fresh Water In Peru

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A Lima, Peru neighborhood was struggling to get water without plumbing until the German nonprofit, Alimon, came up with an innovative way to provide t...

Obama, Palin, Copenhagen: The End Of Drinkable Water?

Steven Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Solomon

Those committed to doing the planet's serious business should stay focused on one, often overlooked but trackable key factor of climate change--the pivotal role of water.

Will Recycled Fiber Toilet Paper Become the Next Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb?

Laurie David and Allen Hershkowitz, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David and Allen Hershkowitz, Ph.D

Toilet paper may not be the sexiest environmental issue, but it really is one of the most important.

The Seven Great Challenges of Sustainability

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tri Robinson

I had always thought of the Amish as being a people who weren't troubled with the cares of the outside world, especially those that were living as sustainability as this family clearly was.