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Water conservation and hospipe bans extended to summer's end as rain will not replenish supplies

Hospipe bans and water conservation orders are to be extended until summers end because recent rain will not be enough to restore drinking water …

Water

How Coke spun the public on its water use

When Coca-Cola announced plans earlier this year to recycle the equivalent of 100 percent of its packaging by 2030, the company touted the effort as building on its success with sustainable water use. In a 2016 full-page ad published in <i>The</i> <i>New York Times,</i> the company proclaimed, “For every drop we …

They’re not tidy, but natural yards provide a boost to the ecosystem with native plants

Marty Kraft’s leafy property near Rockhurst University poses an invitation to passersby.<p>“Sense the changes in your body as you enter the Urban …

Sydney heatwave: city uses more water in a day than any time in past 14 years

Sydney residents have soaked up more water in one day than they have on any other day in more than a decade after enduring sweltering conditions.<p>With temperatures hovering around 35C in the city and 40C in the west, demand for water on Sunday topped the peak of the past 14 years at 2.215bn litres – …

California drought: Wealthy Hillsborough residents sue, saying water rates are too high

In a case that could have statewide ramifications, a group of multimillionaire Hillsborough residents, including an early funder of Microsoft, has …

'We Are Thirsty' Say Tunisians as Drought Creates Tensions

Tunis, Tunisia (AP) -- Struggling with extremism and economic woes, Tunisia now faces another menace: persistent drought across several regions that …

Drought Drains Reservoirs, Forces Statewide Water Restrictions

Ongoing drought conditions have now forced at least half a dozen Connecticut communities and the University of Connecticut to impose mandatory …

Trucking

Twigs & Leaves

A Shift in the Landscape<p>Date Posted: 2007-12-26<br>Tags: press<p><b>A Shift in the Landscape</b><br>from the Tampa Bay Times<p>As water restrictions continue, more …

Clean water crisis threatens US

The United States is on the verge of a national crisis that could mean the end of clean, cheap water.<p>Hundreds of cities and towns are at risk of …

Water

Going local to solve Mexico City's water crisis

Mexico City's creaking water infrastructure is a public health hazard and environmental disaster. Flooding and water shortages are commonplace. But …

Drought survival: What Australia’s changes can teach California

MELBOURNE, Australia — Four years into what degenerated into this country’s worst drought ever, John Harvey would have been recognizable to anyone …

One in four major cities won't be able to provide clean water to residents

Guardian sustainable business,Water,Access to water,Environment,Global development,Drought,Brazil,India,World news,South and Central Asia,Americas,Pollution<p>From Mumbai to São Paulo, safe water supplies are precarious. Research suggests that conservation could be a cost-effective solution<p>They are …

São Paulo

What a city's water crisis looks like

Winter Is Coming. Here's What to Expect Around the Country.

<i>This story originally appeared in</i> Slate<i> and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i>There's a silver lining to all this talk of …

Weather

Central America issues alert as severe drought hits agriculture

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Central American and Caribbean governments on Thursday issued an official alert as severe drought in the region damages the crops of some 1.6 million people.<p>As part of the step, governments from the farming-dependent region pledged to help afflicted families and coordinate …

Kim Jong-un orders North Korean troops to prepare for war

North Korean leader<p>Kim Jong Unhas ordered troops on the country’s heavily armed border with South Korea to be ready for war, one day after the two countries exchanged artillery fire in a spat over propaganda-spewing loudspeakers.<p>Speaking at an emergency meeting of his Central Military Commission, …

North Korea

John Deere says farming is still in trouble

The maker of huge machinery used in farming and construction reported third-quarter earnings results on Friday morning.<p>It beat earnings forecasts, but expects that the rest of the year will be painful for the agricultural industry, of which it has a solid reading.<p>For the quarter, it reported …

Farming

Scientists say they have found a way to transform carbon dioxide in the air into valuable materials

A group of scientists from George Washington University, led by Dr. Stuart Licht, say they have developed a technology to economically convert atmospheric CO2 directly into highly valued carbon nanofibers.<p>"Rather than an attempt to survive the climate change consequences of flooding, wildfires, …

Carbon Dioxide

America's Got A Water Problem

Squeezed by drought, U.S. consumers and western farmers have begun to pay more for water. But the increases do not come close to addressing the fundamental price paradox in a nation that uses more water than any other in the world while generally paying less for it. And some of the largest water …

Lake Erie