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April 23, 2020 What Makes A Liquor Brand Sustainable?Source: Forbes
As consumers become increasingly conscious of what they put in their bodies and the environmental impact their tread has, brands are starting to react, pivoting marketing and production efforts to embrace sustainable practices.
Source: USA Today
Fueled in part by human-caused climate change, a “megadrought” appears to be emerging in the western U.S., a study published Thursday suggests.
April 14, 2020 A Data Center That Guzzles Water Isn’t SustainableSource: Data Center Knowledge
The United Nations’ 2019 world water development report shows that water scarcity is a problem that will only worsen in many parts of the world.
April 3, 2020 Smart Landscaping: A Guide to Water-Efficient IrrigationSource: Nashville SMLS
Watering is a critical component in keeping a typical home's landscaping alive. Many homeowners, however, may be using too much water. Over-watering can inhibit lawn growth, cause a variety of diseases and is more expensive than...
March 6, 2020 Issues in Egypt in Focus, 2020 – Ken Cynar Perspectives – Could the Nile Go Almost Dry?Source: Sustainability Update, Ken Cynar
Where can Egypt’s people find enough water to drink and continue sustainable agriculture that has lasted more than 5,000 years?
March 4, 2020 Nile Dam: Ethiopia calls US view "totally unacceptable"Source: BBC
Ethiopia accused the US of overstepping its role as a neutral observer after the US said the dam should not be completed without an agreement.
Egypt, Ethiopia and mutual neighbor Sudan should conclude an agreement before the completion of Ethiopia’s disputed Nile dam, to prevent “significant harm to downstream countries,” U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
February 25, 2020 Climate change is drying up the Colorado River, putting millions at risk of 'severe water shortages'Source: CNN
he Colorado River -- which provides water to more than 40 million people from Denver to Los Angeles -- has seen its flow dwindle by 20 percent compared to the last century, and scientists have found that climate change is mainly...
February 24, 2020 Key values for sustainable developmentSource: The Packer
The Packer's readers have voted, and what they deem to be the most important value associated with sustainability is the efficient use of water and inputs.
February 21, 2020 Water reuse could be key for future of hydraulic fracturingSource: Phys.org
Enough water will come from the ground as a byproduct of oil production from unconventional reservoirs during the coming decades to theoretically counter the need to use fresh water for hydraulic fracturing operations in many of...
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