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Drinking from the Toilet

Treated sewage could be the safest, most environmentally sound source of tap water yet—if we can get over the yuck factor

July 1, 2014 — Olive Heffernan

Making Sustainable Beer

As global population continues to grow, managing the relationships between water, food and energy is becoming increasingly critical. Businesses need to react to the challenge and be mindful of the important role they play in implementing solutions.

April 25, 2014 — Andy Wales and Nature Climate Change

Water Stewardship in the 21st Century

The impacts of extreme weather are being felt by us all and scientific research points to a likely worsening of weather patterns in the next decades. Therefore, it is imperative to think carefully about how we build the infrastructure of the future to increase the resilience of our societies

April 25, 2014 — Peter Simpson and Nature Climate Change

Water Scarcity Challenges to Business

The growing scarcity of freshwater due to rising water demands and a changing climate is increasingly seen as a major risk for the global economy. Consumer awareness, private sector initiatives, governmental regulation and targeted investments are urgently needed to move towards sustainable water use.

April 25, 2014 — Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Nature Climate Change

Facing the Freshwater Crisis

As demand for freshwater soars, planetary supplies are becoming unpredictable. Existing technologies could avert a global water crisis, but they must be implemented soon

July 23, 2008

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