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UNICEF Gamifies Giving Water, S’well Makes Water Bottles Fashionable

To save someone's life, all you have to do is set your phone down for a few minutes, go for a walk and…
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How Michigan’s Elimination of Democracy Poisoned a City

How could something like the Flint water crisis happen? Just take a look at Michigan's rotten political culture.
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The Flint Water Crisis: A Timeline

After the Michigan city switched its drinking water source to the Flint River to save money, enough lead to qualify as toxic waste…
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Flint Water Crisis: Donations are Rolling In, But Will They Be Enough?

People around the country are rallying behind Flint, Michigan, and sending bottled water to residents in the wake of the city's ongoing drinking…
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Jaguar Land Rover Launches Clean Water Program in Kenya

Working with the social enterprise ClimateCare and the Swiss company Vestergaard, Jaguar Land Rover will provide smart water-filtration systems that the company says…
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What Procter & Gamble’s New Announcement Reveals About Its Sustainability Efforts

Procter & Gamble just dropped two announcements, concerning climate change and clean water access, that prove it's serious about sustainability.
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Productive Energy Use: A Catalyzer for Rural Energy and Water Access

Pico-solar lighting and solar home systems have proved themselves as revolutionary entry-level energy access technologies for low-income rural communities. These technologies have kick-started…
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New Mexico Sewage Farm May Help Provide Cleaner Water

Thanks to forward-thinking problem-solvers, we may be inching closer to a serious solution for the water problems plaguing our planet.
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SunSaluter Provides Clean Water as it Tracks the Sun

At just 22 years old, Eden Full is running a nonprofit that provides clean water and energy to communities around the world.
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Investing in Water in Developing Countries: The Right (and Smart) Thing to Do

More than 700 million people around the world do not have access to clean water, and nearly 850,000 die annually from waterborne illnesses.…
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Cause Marketing: The Success of Michelle Obama’s Drink Up Campaign

Does cause marketing actually work? New data shows Michelle Obama's Drink Up Campaign is encouraging Americans to drink more water. Although some have…
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Why You Should Care About Freshwater

RFK Jr explains that as freshwater supplies dwindle, global investors are scrambling to own what’s left. The World Bank already values water privatization…
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Portable Distillation Unit Cleans Sea Water on a Sunny Day

A new portable system can purify dirty water -- including sea water -- using solar-powered distillation: the simple process of boiling the water…
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This is Water: Lessons From My ‘4 Liters Challenge’

The challenge was not pleasant. Far worse than the experience was coming to terms with just how much water we waste.
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The Carbon for Water Program’s Impact in Rural Kenyan Homes

On Friday, I made a number of home visits with Steve Otieno, Vestergaard's country director for climate & water in Kenya. Steve manages…
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