Urbanisation
February 26, 2016
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February 11, 2016
Water shortage is a dire concern in many countries and regions of the world as a result of population growth and urbanisation. In a context of scarcity, water reclamation and reuse are becoming increasingly prominent as alternativ...
February 8, 2016
Building resilience in economy and resources is an on-going challenge and goal of Lloret de Mar, a small and well-known tourist town on Spain’s Costa Brava. Lloret has two clearly distinguishable faces: in winter, it is a small ...
February 5, 2016
As water usage continues to exceed sustainable rates and greater quantities of pollutants come in contact with once pristine water sources, more people are becoming concerned as to where their water will come from. By 2030, the wo...
February 1, 2016
Driven by increasing water scarcity, the use of alternative water resources is becoming more common. They are viewed as key to creating more resilient and robust water supply systems, yet the technology and knowledge required to u...
January 21, 2016
The full (economic, social and ecological) value of ecosystem services is often ignored or underestimated. As with the intangibly valuable, this is much a case of not appreciating the benefits that ecosystem services bring to our ...
January 21, 2016
The full (economic, social and ecological) value of ecosystem services is often ignored or underestimated. As with the intangibly valuable, this is much a case of not appreciating the benefits that ecosystem services bring to our ...
December 21, 2015
Moving from Risk to Opportunity Across the world, leaders are consider water to be a risk of high impact and high likelihood, one that will negatively affect global supply chains, regional stability and economic performance. Yet, ...
December 18, 2015
The Paris Agreement reached Saturday calls for major efforts on technology development and transfer for climate mitigation and adaptation. Urban water management can make a significant contribution to both agendas. How?  Water ut...
December 15, 2015
The Paris Agreement reached last Saturday provides an unprecedented opportunity to keep the global temperature rise well below 2 ºC and pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5 ºC. This is a major step forward to a low-carbon economy. ...