Krista Glosson

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Yorkshire Water develops an environmental profit and loss account

Most companies are taking a huge risk by treating natural resources as if they are infinite rather than measuring and responding to the business risks created by their dependency on natural capital, according to a new report.<p>This dependency is still largely hidden from view, meaning that companies …

Despite Progress, 748 Million Still Lack Access To Clean Water: New Report (HOW TO HELP)

While notable improvements have been made, nearly 750 million people -- half in sub-Saharan Africa and half in Asia -- still lack access to clean drinking water, a new report released by WHO and UNICEF has concluded.<p>While the figures are grim, there has been a considerable amount of progress over …

Brilliant WarkaWater Towers Collect Drinking Water from Thin Air in Ethiopia

Italian designer Arturo Vittori has unveiled the WarkaWater Tower, a revoluntionary new way to collect clean drinking water in Ethiopia and other …

Brazil’s latest Olympic problem: The water is filthy

A couple of weeks ago, IOC Vice President said Brazil’s preparations for the 2016 Olympics were “the worst I have experienced,” and that was <i>before</i> the New York Times wrote Sunday about all the carcasses (both canine and human) in the waters of the bay where the sailing and windsurfing events will …

California Gov. On Drought, Wildfires: ‘Humanity Is On A Collision Course With Nature’

California Governor Jerry Brown linked his state’s severe drought and wildfires to climate change on Sunday, saying California was “on the front …