Water conservation involves the reduction in usage of water as well as the recycling of waste water for various purposes, including cleaning, manufacturing, and agricultural irrigation. A major issue for both consumers and industry alike, water conservation is increasingly important in a world with a rapidly growing population, particularly in urban areas.
Conservationist Wallace J. Nichols argues that environmental problems should be addressed using neuroscience and empathy, in addition to using facts, figures and statistics. People make decisions,...
24 | January 31, 2011 2:00am |
Johnson & Johnson has been articulating some form of corporate sustainability since 1943. Here's a look at the returns associated with modern-day projects.
1 | August 16, 2010 3:30am |
Cryonics and cloning offer a way to "save" the environment while letting wildlands disappear. Is that a viable strategy for protecting nature, a flawed fantasy, or a Swiftian modest proposal?
9 | December 20, 2011 3:00am |
Environmental metrics have been part of the technology giant's compensation since 2008, but Intel is seeking new ways to encourage every employee to be creative about the company's impact on the...
1 | August 11, 2011 12:40pm |
Taking an optimistic approach to ecological preservation and resilience theory, versus a gloomy one, could push conservation in exciting directions, says Peter Kareiva of the Nature Conservancy.
November 21, 2012 8:34am |
Thanks to ambitions of humans going to Mars one day, technology that turns wastewater into drinking water is improving.
February 14, 2013 7:27am |
The energy policies of President Obama and Mitt Romney offer two radically different directions into the future. Which one would take us into prosperity?
95 | September 5, 2012 1:48am |
If you're looking for a practical guide to best practices, this book is chuck full of check lists, examples and resources to consult.
1 | July 25, 2011 4:36am |
The United Nations predicts a global population of seven billion before 2012. It's a ticking time bomb, Robert Engelman writes.
75 | July 19, 2011 7:05am |
One thing on which they agree: agricultural applications still generate the largest impact on water consumption.
3 | September 14, 2010 4:39am |
Natives in India have been growing their own living bridges for centuries. Does it get any greener than that?
3 | September 27, 2011 6:00am |
Energy futurist Chris Nelder suggests community "solar gardens" as a way for towns to transition to renewables in the absence of federal incentives, and shares a dream he had about how one...
10 | November 16, 2011 5:25am |
Earth Day Special Feature 2011: "Big Bud" is a trailer that allows owners to control agricultural processes remotely from their iPhone.
5 | April 22, 2011 5:20am |
The company is touting the conservation possibilities of its large-scale desalination system and new water treatment technology for bottling plants.
July 9, 2012 8:02am |
Two new cloud-based applications offer homeowners and property managers the ability to adjust irrigation systems for plants, landscape characteristics and weather.
7 | July 27, 2011 3:17am |
One aspect of green building is water conservation, and one place to look is the bathroom. Niagara Conservation's Stealth toilet uses almost half as much water per flush as the competition.
5 | June 11, 2010 2:43pm |
More than 1,700 rooftop solar panels generate hundreds of kilowatts of electricity at CBS Television City, where the network has produced programming for nearly 60 years. Learn how the LA...
4 | July 20, 2011 3:14pm
HYDERABAD -- India walks a tightrope between development and conservation.
2 | October 22, 2012 12:00am |
It's a tough job, but someone's got to do it. Starbucks CSR chief Ben Packard discusses why sustainability reaches every part of his company, from bean to cup to counter.
1 | November 9, 2010 10:16am |
Mexico City has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 6.28 million tons since 2008, keeping it on track to reach its goal of 7.7 million tons by next year.
4 | July 26, 2011 8:00am |