Archives for Water
Kings Canyon National Park is one of the great joys of living in the San Joaquin Valley.
The Sierra Foothill Conservancy schedules hikes that make one feel lucky to live in the San Joaquin Valley. We recently hiked through the McKenzie Reserve, and savored its spectacular landscape.
Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, has witnessed stratospheric growth due to its booming IT sector. But it could all fall apart if the city cannot get a handle on its worsening water security problem.
Mono Lake has long been the canary in the coal mine when it comes to California’s ecological health. Visiting this part of the Owens Valley offers lessons on California's fragile ecosystems, and of course, presents amazing views.
The super blooms across California have been spectacular this spring. The Whitewater Preserve outside of Palm Springs is just one many examples of the landscape coming alive with color.
Two companies with very different business models, General Mills and Levi Strauss & Co., share their approaches to tackling wastewater within their operations and supply chains.
As much as 30% of water is lost on the way to its destination, thanks to leaks and aging infrastructure. This Israeli start up may have the solution.
Today AB InBev, the international beer giant that owns hundreds of beer brands across 50 countries, committed to source 100 percent of its electricity from renewables by 2025.
Roy Wiesner, CEO of Hutchison-Kinrot, a global seed investor in clean-technology startups, says we should pay attention to these cleantech trends during this coming year.
The Nile River Valley, which sustained Egypt since before the reign of the pharaohs, is at a tipping point. And a new dam in Ethiopia and unchecked development could render much of this country uninhabitable as its population continues to surge.
The industrialization of the kibbutzim has been one of the triggers behind Israel’s spectacular growth, but many old-timers have lamented the shift from idealism to pragmatic capitalism. But a slow shift is underway as more Israelis are considering moving back to these communities.
It goes without saying that Israel is one of the most politicized nations on the planet, and the same goes for how the country approaches its water security. But one water utility CEO is using low-tech solutions to make her city one of the most water resilient communities on the planet.