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As the Drought Worsens, California Has to Make Some Tough Choices

The drought in California continues, so the state is targeting green lawns. Meanwhile, almond farms consume 9 percent of the state's water.
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Cool Planet’s Biochar Reduces Water Use, Increases Crop Yield

Cool Planet's enhanced biochar can help farmers reduce water use and increase crop yield, an important benefit in California's current drought conditions.
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Keurig Green Mountain Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

Keurig Green Mountain’s latest sustainability report shows how the company is reducing its environmental footprint, making it more sustainable.
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SABMiller Makes the Case for Confronting Water Scarcity at Lima Climate Conference

At the Lima Climate Change Conference, SABMiller says businesses must make the business case for addressing water scarcity throughout Latin America.
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Report Singles Out 32 Countries Most at Risk from Climate Change

What do a British risk analysis company, a space climate research center and the Pentagon have in common? They are all listening to…
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EPA: Native American Tribes Hit Hard by Climate Change

Native American communities are feeling the brunt of climate change these days. An estimated 44 tribes have reported that they are running out…
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California Organic Dairy Farmers Hit Hard By Drought

The California organic dairy industry is reeling from the effect of the statewide drought, now in its third year.
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Dropcountr Launches a New App to Manage Water Usage

The average Californian estimates they use half the amount of water than they actually do use. People want to do their part, but…
California's State Capitol lets its law go brown to raise awareness about water conservation during the state's drought.

Can Conan O’Brien Convince Californians to Save Water?

California’s historic drought is no laughing matter. But the State of California and Natural Resources Defense Council are trying to inject some humor…
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Is Too Much Bottled Water Coming from Drought Stricken Regions?

Much bottled water is coming from drought stricken regions, notably California, which is in its third year of drought.
The WeSpire team talks employee engagement at the organization's active booth at the 2014 Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego.

Millennials and the State of Employee Engagement

In response to employee demand, particularly from millennials, a growing number of employers are adopting an official engagement policy on sustainability. "People are…
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New Trend: Climate Optimists Say Climate Change Won’t Be So Bad

Accepting that climate change is happening but putting a positive spin on the consequences is a growing view in the climate skeptic camp,…
Andrew Hoffman entering Yosemite National Park on his motorcycle.

Why We Care: Valuing Both Economy and Environment

To protect something, we have to love it. And to love it, we have to take the time to appreciate its beauty and…
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Xeros Laundry System Saves Businesses Water and Money

The Xeros Laundry System can reduce water usage by up to 80 percent. The technology is especially promising for the hospitality industry, as…
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Risky Business: The Cost of Climate Change to the U.S. Economy

The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the U.S. provides the most comprehensive assessment of the economic risks our nation faces from climate…