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Drought Forces Santa Barbara to Reactivate Desalination Plant

In response to a 3-year drought, the city of Santa Barbara is re-activating a seawater desalination plant that's been out of use for…
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Can ‘Test-Tube Meat’ Cure Hunger and Agricultural Pollution?

While you may not find poultry grown in a petri dish to be appetizing, the benefits of engineering our food could prove to…
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California Dreaming: You Can’t Have Cheap Water Forever

For the better part of a century, we’ve used reasonably static thinking: first believing in the infinite elasticity of scarce resources like cheap…
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Levi Strauss: 1 Billion Liters of Water Saved and Counting

The average American washes their jeans after wearing them just twice. If we extended that to 10, we could water the city of…
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Disney Vanquishes Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Walt Disney Co. reduced its emissions by 31 percent in 2014, with a goal to reduce net emissions by 50 percent by…
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World Water Day: Driving Digital Engagement to Address the Water Crisis

One in 9 people across the globe lack access to safe water. For others, clean water comes plentifully from the tap. Can digital…
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3p Weekend: 10 Corporate Leaders in Water Stewardship

This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day -- a day to celebrate water and make a difference for those who lack access…
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The Apparel Industry’s Answer to Global Water Shortages

Sustainable fashion depends not only on the smart use of water resources, but also on new ways to reduce the dependence on water…
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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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Water Reflections: A Traveler Stumbles Upon Dry Land

As a native Michigander, I grew up around one of the largest fresh water systems in the world. The words drought, water famine…
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Water: Can You Put a Price on the Priceless?

Water is a finite and precious resource, but our economic systems treat it as limitless and of little value. For many companies and…
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Conscious Design Can Drive Systemic Change in the Fashion Industry

Issues in the fashion industry continue to greatly outpace any progress. However, there is another avenue that can effect more widespread change: making…
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Boomers’ Sustainability Diet: Five Steps to Losing 20 Pounds

I have lost 20 pounds and kept it off. My secret sauce consists of five steps that are easy to implement and still…
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NHL Takes on Climate Change, Beyond the Rinks

Last week the National Hockey League announced a major new push for sustainability through a new partnership with the energy services company Constellation,…
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CDP: Just Disclose Before Your Investors Make You

CDP Founder Paul Dickinson covers Nike's refusal to disclose its water consumption during an interview at Sustainable Brands London