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Interview: Linda Macpherson, CH2MHill on Water Reuse

Among the key challenges is communicating effectively with people why water reuse is not only important, but desirable clean and safe. I had…
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Interview: Jacob Fontijne of DNV KEMA on Energy Efficiency

Rapid growth has begun to outstrip supplies of energy in the UAE and elsewhere in the region - a problem for sure, but…
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Masdar’s Renewable Energy Desalination Plans Take Off

The company, with as-yet-unamed partners, has launched a pilot project to build the world's first large scale, commercially viable desalination plant powered completely…
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The Year Ahead: Environmental and Sustainability Hotspots in 2013

Dr. Andrew Steer, President and CEO of World Resources Institute (WRI), identifies six hotspots – topics that will dominate headlines in the coming…
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4 Key Takeaways From Cleantech Group’s Water Innovation Summit

Why we should make sure water crises are not wasted, how water becomes the Achilles' heel of fracking, the need to focus on…
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Solutions at the Confluence of Energy and Water

Water is energy-intensive, and energy is water-intensive. This resource yin and yang is at the heart of both challenges and solutions. Planning for…
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A View From The Field: Addressing The Water-Energy-Poverty Nexus

Much of today’s conversation addressing the increasingly important connection between water and energy is focused on solutions applicable to urban centers and developed nations. ​But…
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Energy And Water Nexus

This energy-water crisis relates to nearly all of the present and future environmental problems confronting our planet – from climate change to fossil…
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Why AT&T and Environmental Defense Fund Are Working To Reduce Water Use

AT&T's Director of Sustainability Operations talks about why he's watching his water footprint.
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Forget the Fiscal Cliff – Will the Climate Cause the Next Recession?

With the exception of a limited number of funds, the financial sector has not accounted for the risk associated with climate change. This…
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The Big Drip: Profit’s Place in the Water Business

Water is a natural resource pertinent to the survival of all human life; the mere thought of such being inaccessible to some is…
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What is the Water-Energy Nexus?

Among the more serious issues in the sustainability conversation are those concerning resource scarcity and the insatiable global appetite for energy. Water, especially,…
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Engage: The Water-Energy Nexus Blogging Contest

As a lead-up to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, January 13-17, Masdar is sponsoring a blogging contest called “Engage: The Water-Energy Nexus.” The winner…
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Coca-Cola, Segway Inventor Partner to Provide Clean Water

Can the combination of Coca Cola and Dean Kamen succeed where so many other failed, helping the 780 million people who lack access…
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Interview: Jan Dell, VP at CH2MHill on Water Match

Nick Aster had a chance to sit down with Jan Hill, a vice president at CH2MHill to talk about the importance of water…