OTHER NEWS: At the Crucial Nexus of Water and Energy

While it is, of course, vital to finally link water and energy use, this report still overlooks the opportunities for saline agriculture and aquaculture to provide all of our growing human family’s needs for food, fiber and fuel from our most abundant global resources: the Earth’s 97% seawater; daily free …

Shifts in Global Water Systems – Markers of a New Geological Epoch: the Anthropocene

  A new geologic epoch, “The Anthropocene,” is characterized by humanity’s growing dominance of Earth’s environment and a planetary transformation as profound as the last epoch-defining event — the retreat of the glaciers 11,500 years ago.   By way of illustration: Humanity has cleared an area the size of South …

CSR Asia Weekly: The real price of cheap clothes / Sustainable palm oil agenda / Water Security

Vol. 9 Week 16 | 02 May 2013     HIGHLIGHT Corporate Community Investment Forum 2013, Singapore A pioneering forum which will give delegates access to the latest research and trends on corporate community investment in the Asean Region, with a specific focus on impact measurement. Click here for more details. CSR and the …

WRI Digest: Water Risk Maps | Reducing U.S. Emissions | Transportation & Road Safety

To view this email as a web page, go here. WRI Digest: February 2013                  Water Risk Maps | Reducing U.S. Emissions | Transportation & Road Safety New Aqueduct Mapping Tool Provides Unprecedented Ability to Assess Water Risk. Water is very complicated. It’s affected by large-scale issues like climate change and globalization. …

World Water Council Elects New Board to Ensure Water Security

Marseille, France, 19 November 2012 – The World Water Council today announced that its members have elected a new Board of Governors. The Board will oversee and guide the Council’s work for the coming three years. The elections took place during the triennial General Assembly for which 240 participants had …

WWC President calls for a “Pact for Water Security”

–For immediate release — WWC President calls for a “Pact for Water Security” 28 September 2012 – New York, USA – “The time for wishful thinking is over. Now is the time for actions, commitments and solutions,” declared Mr. Fauchon, President of the World Water Council speaking at a side …

Aldersgate Group host a Dragons Den style debate towards Rio + 20

Aldersgate Group host a Dragons Den style debate towards Rio + 20 Lisa Cowan, Ethical Markets European Correspondent in London Momentum is gathering for the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. The battle of words for the sake of humanity which I witnessed at PcW’s London Riverside building, 6th May …