- Water Under Pressure
Saskatchewan’s economy has been growing at a feverish pace the past few years on the pillars of agriculture, mining, and oil-and-gas development. Although growth has recently settled at more sustainable levels, recent discussion in the province has centred around how to best use water resources in future development. This is an ongoing discussion in jurisdictions […]
- Water in Cities: The Canadian Water Summit
The following blog post first appeared on the WWF-Canada blog. Full rights belong to WWF-Canada. The Canadian Water Summit is an annual event attracting hundreds of passionate water advocates and professionals from across the country and abroad. I had the great pleasure of chairing this year’s event, entitled “Water in Cities,” which explored a number of pressing […]
- October 29, 2014: Canadian Brownfields Conference & Brownie Awards
Where: Toronto, ON Organization: Canadian Urban Institute Website: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/canadian-brownfields-conference-brownie-awards-tickets-12018588923?ref=ebapi
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- Playtime in India!
More than anything else, kids love to run, and jump, and ride bikes, and play! In Gangondanahalli, India, access to safe water and proper sanitation has made playtime more fun.
- Improving Life In Uganda
Although Kalenzo has enjoyed many good things in life like marriage, fatherhood, and a good job, he has never experienced a safe, sanitary latrine at home. Read Kalenzo’s story…
- Give A Kid A Summer
Summer is a time for fun and play. But for the millions of kids who don't have access to safe water, the carefree joys of summer are a world away. Give kids safe water, and give them everything summer is meant to be.
- EPA’s Proposed Veto of Alaska’s Pebble Mine in Line with Past Uses of Clean Water Act
Legal experts say process should provide certainty, not worry, for developers. Graphic: Codi Kozacek / Circle of Blue The EPA has used its 404(c) veto power 13 times since the Clean Water Act was passed in 1972.Click here for image pdf. By Codi Kozacek Circle of Blue Restrictions proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency […]
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- The Stream, July 31: Energy Production, Population Will Place Significant Pressure on Water
Energy Energy production using current sources and technology, coupled with a growing global population, will likely lead to large water deficits by 2040, according to a new study from the CNA Corporation, Aljazeera America reported. Power generation is one of the largest uses of water in the world, but switching to energy sources like wind […]
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- The Stream, July 30: Report Predicts Future German Water Scarcity Due to Climate Change
Germany Higher temperatures and shifts in the timing of precipitation will create increasing water scarcity problems in eastern and southern Germany, according to a report by a parliamentary committee, Bloomberg News reported. Water supplies in Germany are also threatened by growing contamination from pesticides and pharmaceuticals. Hydraulic fracturing poses too great a danger to groundwater […]
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