Responsible water stewardship in the mining sector

The International Council on Metals (ICMM) has published a comprehensive new approach to managing water around mining and metals operations, in guidance that details the priorities of all water users throughout the water catchment, as well as the water usage of the operation...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015
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The “Energy of Water”

June event in Vancouver explores how water intersects with energy, land, food and the nature of being human.
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Water in the City – Crisis looms as urban populations explode 

With half the world’s population now in cities, inadequate surface water supplies will leave many at risk of drought.
Posted On 21 Feb 2015
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Climate Change and Wealth Creation

“Climate Change is the biggest wealth creating opportunity of our generation”. Sir Richard Branson
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
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Why Dedicating Land to Bioenergy Won’t Curb Climate Change

A new WRI paper finds bioenergy can play a modest role using wastes and other niche fuelstocks, but recommends against dedicating land to produce bioenergy
Posted On 30 Jan 2015
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Climate’s threat to wheat is rising by degrees

Worldwide field trials show that just one degree of warming could slash wheat yields by 42 million tonnes and cause devastating shortages of this vital staple food. By Paul Brown LONDON, 17 January, 2015 − Climate change threatens dramatic price fluctuations in the price of wheat...
Posted On 17 Jan 2015
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Climate confounds China’s efforts to ease water stress

China’s attempts to solve it's water crisis are making the problem worse
Posted On 15 Jan 2015
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Canal could turn Lake Nicaragua into ‘dead zone’

By Paula Leighton [SANTIAGO] The Interoceanic Canal that will run through Lake Nicaragua could kill life in the vast lake and have other serious effects on the country’s environment and economy unless safeguards are put in place, an independent international panel of experts has...
Posted On 13 Jan 2015
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