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 …

Water Resources Fact Sheet: Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today.

Water Resources Fact Sheet Earth Policy Release July 30, 2014 Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today. Seventy percent of world fresh water use is for irrigation. Each day we drink nearly 4 liters of water, but it takes some 2,000 liters of …

Investing in a Growing, Changing Planet

Dear Friends: Below please find a brief summary of a recent report by TerraVerde capital management outlining investment opportunities arising from population growth, climate change, and resource depletion. Investing in a Growing, Changing Planet: The Fund of Hedge Funds Opportunity   Since the integration of fossil fuels in the early …

GreenBuzz: Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy

Register today for the 2013 GreenBiz Forums Water, Water (Not) Everywhere Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy  By Harry Stevens WWF will help the clothing giant address water scarcity in its buildings, product design and supply chain. …Read More Intel aims to make matches for wastewater heaven …

UN and Insurance Industry to Launch Global Insurance Principles at Rio+20 to Propel Sustainable Development

MEDIA ADVISORY UN and Insurance Industry to Launch Global Insurance Principles at Rio+20 to Propel Sustainable Development For immediate release Rio de Janeiro, 18 June 2012 – Close to 30 leading insurance companies, worth over US $5 trillion in total assets and representing in excess of 10 per cent of …

WHEB aims at Henderson, Aviva assets as it snatches team

WHEB aims at Henderson, Aviva assets as it snatches team WHEB Group has hired the majority of Henderson Global Investors’ sustainable and responsible investment team, in a move aimed at disgruntled SRI investors. More >>> German solar subsidy cuts postponed The solar subsidy cuts proposed by the German government will …

Ending Quarterly Capitalism

http://www.forbes.com/sites/mindylubber/2012/02/21/ending-quarterly-capitalism/ www.ceres.org Ending Quarterly Capitalism By Mindy Lubber Quarterly capitalism – a system that drives far too many CEOs, directors, investors, and analysts to focus on short-term performance and return on investment – is on a collision course with reality. In the risk/reward equation that fundamentally drives capitalism, the majority …

Living Well in a World of 7 Billion

Living Well in a World of 7 Billion Humanity has reached a new milestone as we hit 7 billion. Never before have there been 7 billion people on planet earth, all at the same time. As we welcome the 7th billion global inhabitant, we also acknowledge the challenges we will …

In Era of Climate Change and Water Scarcity, Meeting National Energy Demand Confronts Major Impediments

Dear colleagues, I wanted to draw your attention to the culmination of Circle of Blue’s important two month long investigative series chronicling the tightening conflict — the choke point — between declining freshwater supplies and rising energy demand. Today we publish another in the series that finds: Unless the United …