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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,…
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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…
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Unilever Brewing ‘Future-Proof’ Tea Crops Through Genomic Selection in Kenya

Unilever pairs up with genomics research company to create "future-proof" tea crops.
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California Drought Cost Nears $2 Billion

Pulling from groundwater reserves will help ease the the $1.7 billion in estimated economic impact from the California drought. But what are the…
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First Interstate Water Credits Program Launched in the Ohio River Basin

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on March 11 officially launched the first water quality pilot trades in the Ohio River Basin. The…
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California Drought May Cause Higher Food Prices For All Americans

California’s San Joaquin Valley, which supplies food to the nation is experiencing a record drought which could soon mean higher food prices for…
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Straw in Hand, Water-Strained City Thirstily Eyes Great Lakes

Be careful, Waukesha, Wisconsin. Some lawmakers have actually threatened to cash in their favors to the Michigan Militia to keep aquifer-drained areas from…
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Southwest Rivers and Budgets are Both Drying Up

The projected, forthcoming water crisis in the Western states is a complicated issue and one in which water planners and conservation advocates have,…