December 2, 2021
How well water issues are managed will materially affect how far and fast greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced to help keep warming limited to 1.5 C. How can water sector professionals effectively enable emission reductions?
December 1, 2021
International Water Association President, Mr Tom Mollenkopf, has been elected to serve a second term in his role. Mollenkopf, an Australian water expert, was first elected in 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, and officially started servi...
November 22, 2021
The recent COP26 meeting in Glasgow delivered some signs for optimism. In particular, we saw the ground-breaking development of a historic pledge agreed by 105 countries to slash methane emissions. This shows that countries are ca...
November 4, 2021
Energy consumption within the water industry contributes to global carbon emissions, while there are also process emissions from nitrous oxides and methane emissions in wastewater systems. According to IWA’s WACCLIM initiative, ...
November 1, 2021
World Water Camp is a unique coaching and networking experience for students with an interest in current water and climate challenges organised by VIA University College, Denmark. The camp will take place in August and September 2...
September 21, 2021
Join IWA at the forthcoming Water Climate Discussion Conference, which takes place on 5, 12 and 19 October 2021. On Day 1, IWA Executive Director Kala Vairavamoorthy will provide an introductory keynote speech about the main water...
September 13, 2021
Standing here in Copenhagen today, outside beautiful Tivoli, I am excited that there is just one year to go before we will all meet in this wonderful city.
August 12, 2021
Nature often acts as a as a conduit for untreated sewage into water bodies, wetlands, or the sea. However, a planned approach using nature-based solutions (NBS) not only improves sanitation services, but also provide numerous co-b...
July 26, 2021
Utilities, as large producers of GHG emissions, have a big role to play in the green transition and have an opportunity to act as trail blazers for other sectors. The IWA Climate Smart Utilities Initiative is calling for contribut...
July 1, 2021
Floods and storms are responsible for almost three-quarters of climate disasters. Yet, all around the world, resilience to climate shocks does not get as much attention as the “net zero” agenda.