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Water Resources

The Risks to U.S. Water Resources From Climate Change

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

There are hundreds of pages of information, observations, projections, and conclusions to absorb -- almost all of it bad news.

This 65-Year-Old Man Has Built More Than 200 Toilets For Those In Need

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.28.2014 | Impact

Kathirvel is a 65-year-old man from India who is determined to make a difference in his golden years. Instead of spending retirement with his feet ...

World Water Day 2013

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.22.2013 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Some thoughts for today: the bad news and good news for World Water Day. (First, I think every day should be World Water Day, not just March 22nd, but hey, that's just me.)

Do You Know Your Drinking Water?

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

Stand at your kitchen sink and fill up a glass of water from the tap. Can you guess where that water comes from? Or how far it traveled to get to your tap? What about how adequately -- or not -- the land at the source is protected?

Water's Economics as Muddy as Ever

Andrew Winston | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Andrew Winston

Water's economics are anything but clear. Water is one of the world's most glaring commercial anomalies, with a price reflecting nothing more than the costs to extract and distribute it.

Lynne Peeples

Man vs. Malaria: Chemicals, Conservation And An Ancient Arms Race | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.16.2011 | Green

Part of a series investigating the complex linkages between human, animal and environmental health: The Infection Loop. One steamy evening in July...

Suez's Attempts to Silence Critics on Par with its Water Management: A Failure

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wenonah Hauter

Water justice advocates around the world cheered recently when a French court rejected a defamation lawsuit brought by Suez Water against the makers of the documentary film Flow.

'Water As Human Right' Campaign Gets Global Protestant Backing

Religion News Service | Stephen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Stephen Brown Religion News Service (RNS/ENInews) Church-backed campaigners say they have received a boost from a global body representing 80 mill...

A Triumph in Ecological Design: America's First "Living Building"

Lauren Yanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lauren Yanks

Last month I attended a pivotal event: the opening of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living, a progressive environmental center slated to be the first certified "Living Building" in the United States.