ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 08:57 AM PDT Water scarcity is not a problem just for the developing world. Increased water-recycling and improved irrigation techniques are among many strategies identified in North America as key to successfully reducing global water …

TBLI conference USA 2014

“Connecting the Dots” TBLI conference USA 2014, the second event held in New York, invites asset owners, asset managers as well as SRI specialists and service providers to participate in a rich program on current trends, opportunities and challenges in the esg and Impact Investing space. Opening the program are …

Work-Family Balance Benefits Families and Society At Large, Says Ban

New York, May 15 2012  9:05AM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the need for work-family balance for the benefit of families and society at large, adding that while flexible working arrangements are becoming more widely available, there is much room for improvement. “We need to respond to the ever-changing complexities of work and family life,” …

DARPA to Put 3-D Printers in Schools

DARPA to Put 3-D Printers in Schools The U.S. Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA) plans to put 1,000 3-D printers (rapid fabrication devices) into high schools across the United States as a way to encourage American young people to go into engineering and particularly manufacturing. The project is one …