User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Resource Management :: Conservation
Last updated: Apr 03 2020 15:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 8,515    
How companies — from automotive to apparel — can transform waste into resources 3.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
One key is to design out waste in the first place.
Also found in: [+]
If a warm U.S. winter was 'a preview of global warming,' what part did a polar vortex play? 29.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The winter of 2019-20 was one of the warmest on record in the lower 48 states

Also found in: [+]
The West is in an expanding 20-year drought that a 'March Miracle' will do little to change 20.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Despite recent rains, moderate to severe drought is expanding in the Western U.S.

Also found in: [+]
Elevated climate-related risks spur new approaches to doing business 16.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Researchers from University of Cambridge found that climate change could add around 20 percent to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040. They are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability.
Also found in: [+]
Tribal Nations Enter Negotiations Over Colorado River Water 15.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Colorado River Basin is the setting for some of the most drawn-out and complex water issues in the Western US. In 2019, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan—a water-conservation agreement between states, tribal nations and the […]
Also found in: [+]
Column: Coronavirus and the week that changed everything — for now 14.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Even with Coronavirus, this, too, shall pass. That's what we need to remind ourselves.

Also found in: [+]
If we’re not careful, EPA’s new water reuse plan could lead to more pollution 11.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
If we’re not careful, EPA’s new water reuse plan could lead to more pollution
Also found in: [+]
When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
Also found in: [+]
California's super-dry February raises specter of early fires and drawn-down reservoirs 29.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

California is set to conclude one of its driest Februaries in recorded history, elevating fears that the state's fire season could arrive early this year.

Also found in: [+]
California snowpack depleted amid what could be a record-dry February 28.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

The snowpack, which provides about a third of the annual freshwater supply for the state, measured 47% of average, down significantly from last month.

Also found in: [+]
Latinos Are Super Green. When Will Environmental Groups Realize? 23.2.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adelina walked briskly everywhere—and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt’s house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to keep up, braids flying, as I watched our housekeeper’s shopping bags swing on […]
Also found in: [+]
Is California headed back into drought, or did we never really leave one? 16.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Rainfall has been below average for 14 of the last 21 years in downtown Los Angeles

Also found in: [+]
Clean water regulators at the brink — Changes to the Clean Water Act spell trouble for New Mexico 14.2.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Clean water regulators at the brink — Changes to the Clean Water Act spell trouble for New Mexico
Also found in: [+]
Rethinking the 'P' word 14.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It's time for blue-sky thinking plus practical measures in the battle to reduce plastic waste.
Also found in: [+]
Plastic to-go containers are bad, but the alternatives might not be much better 5.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Single-use plastic bans are showing up across the nation. But compostable plates and forks may not solve the plastic crisis.
Also found in: [+]
Column: How California's recycling culture may have inadvertently made us even more wasteful 5.2.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Richard Gertman, the guru of regenerating garbage, says the only way to end our plastic crisis is to stop using so much stuff in the first place.

Also found in: [+]
Across the U.S., states are bracing for more climate-related disasters 31.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Some states' proposals would borrow massive amounts of money to pay for future work, create new surcharges to bankroll permanent disaster accounts or shift development away from areas prone to disaster.

Also found in: [+]
Fashion's latest trend? Why H&M, other big brands are investing in garment recycling 22.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Less than 1 percent of clothing material today is refashioned to produce new clothing. This is one potential solution.
Also found in: [+]
A 3-decade-long water dispute heads to the Supreme Court 7.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Georgia and Florida have been waging a decades-long legal battle over water resources. It's a problem likely to intensify in other areas as the climate warms.
Also found in: [+]
California, climate change and the trauma of the last decade 26.12.2019 LA Times: Science

After ten years of fires, droughts and storms in California, the state's residents are panicking about climate change.

Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 8,515