April 15, 2015
The need to act on curbing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid a dangerous rise in global temperature is well known. While national governments are working their way to reach a global carbon accord in Paris later this year, much can...
April 14, 2015
Leveraging mobile infrastructure and technologies to provide energy, water & sanitation services to under-served communities. Increasingly, mobile network coverage in emerging markets is outpacing access to improved water and ...
April 14, 2015
Recognising the complex linkages between water-energy-food is not new, but more and more attention is being focused on how to optimize and promote inter-sectoral collaboration from the ministerial level, to water companies, to loc...
April 14, 2015
Recognising the complex linkages between water-energy-food is not new, but more and more attention is being focused on how to optimize and promote inter-sectoral collaboration from the ministerial level, to water companies, to loc...
April 13, 2015
Current and future water solutions to address global water challenges require innovation in science, technology and practice within the water sector and beyond. Smart homes, purifying membranes or precision irrigation are just som...
April 13, 2015
Water is such a basic requirement for survival, for humans and our natural environment. Indeed water shapes cultures. The way we manage (or mismanage) water defines the future of mankind. To paraphrase Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu:...
April 12, 2015
Whether unprecedented drought in California or devastating floods in Chile; concerns over water – too little or too much – have continue to pain the news in 2015. Floods and droughts are no longer isolated or extreme event...
April 10, 2015
The current pace of urban growth is unprecedented in human history. The 20th century witnessed a 400 percent increase in urban population in absolute terms; by the first decade of this century over 50 percent of the world’s huma...
April 8, 2015
On an almost daily basis the media show us the challenges we face in terms of water. Floods and droughts, the most obvious signs of disaster, dominate the public discourse. Extreme climate events are only symptoms of a much larger...
March 27, 2015
There is an intensifying realisation that we need to act on curbing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid a dangerous global temperature rise. While national governments are working to reach a global carbon accord in Paris later this ...