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.
The robot is expected to change how oceanography is studied.
November 5, 2010 1:19pm |
Who owns water? At The Atlantic's Green Intelligence Forum 2010, water experts debate whether public or private entities own the world's water supply -- and how that impacts efficient distribution.
12 | October 28, 2010 9:18am |
Susan Leal, author of "Running Out of Water," explains why we're in the midst of a global water crisis, what we can do about it and why the U.S. needs a cabinet-level position for water.
37 | October 27, 2010 1:54am |
Honda's new North American Environmental Report reveals what it's doing for sustainability with its products, operations and facilities.
October 19, 2010 9:01am |
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has recommended to his advisory board that the United States build new hydro storage facilities.
16 | October 15, 2010 3:05pm |
Tufts University is bringing together a multidisciplinary team that will be trained to deal with the complexities surrounding human, animal and environmental health.
October 7, 2010 4:00am |
Networking giant uses social network to associate itself with green behavior at home.
October 6, 2010 1:29pm |
In a new report, California and Texas dominate the cleantech jobs market. Meanwhile, Massachusetts and Colorado are gaining ground.
October 6, 2010 5:30am |
Scientists studied the state of the river system and it isn't looking so good.
15 | October 4, 2010 5:10pm |
IBM and the City of Dubuque, Iowa are launching a four-month study to better understand water consumption and conservation by the city and its residents.
October 4, 2010 10:25am |
GE partners with Miahona in its latest move to bring its water conservation technology to the increasingly populous but water-hungry Middle East.
2 | October 4, 2010 7:43am |
Transportation topped smart grid and biofuels in cleantech investment in the third quarter of 2010, according to a new report. Here's a breakdown of the numbers.
October 4, 2010 6:51am |
The city's sustainability director says no matter how many light bulbs we replace, the climate is still changing--enough that ski resort operators are worried. Some cities are figuring out how to...
9 | September 29, 2010 2:00am |
Andrea Reimer explains why Vancouver wants to be the greenest city in the world by 2020: "Everybody's racing to own the future, because if you don't own the future, the future owns you."
September 28, 2010 4:25am |
Procter and Gamble, the largest consumer packaged goods corporation in the world, has announced a "sustainability vision" for 2020. On tap: renewable energy, recycled materials and water conservation.
September 27, 2010 10:48am |
Water purification technology, solar disinfection and cooling options, carbon capture systems and biofuels generators are just a few of the innovative ideas being funded.
2 | September 15, 2010 4:33am |
One thing on which they agree: agricultural applications still generate the largest impact on water consumption.
3 | September 14, 2010 4:39am |
Energy efficiency programs are common theme for these innovative environmental advocates.
September 9, 2010 3:34pm |
eBay is giving away 100,000 FSC-certified boxes in the hopes their online buyers and sellers will share in a green shipping experience. Re-sell, re-use, recycle.
4 | September 9, 2010 4:00am |
Almost two-thirds of U.S. states face a water shortage by 2013. Is your company prepared for the potential business impact?
2 | September 8, 2010 5:08am |