Every year since 1993, the community of nations has focused on the importance of fresh water and advocated for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Severe droughts experienced recently in places like the American West, the Horn of Africa, Russia, China, and Australia have highlighted the fact that humans are rapidly using up the world's water supplies—and when they’re gone, they’re gone. We are spending one of our most vital resources in greater volumes every day.
One Block Off The Grid recently developed an infographic to illustrate how energy production depends on water. It shows water use by four of the most common energy sources: coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and solar. Solar comes out on top big time.
LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) investing in green energy projects has acquired stakes in two offshore wind farms owned by Denmark's Dong Energy and Germany's RWE Innogy, respectively,
Christiana Figueres is the executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change. She has to persuade 194 countries to sign a deal in 2015 that will stop global warming. Catherine Brahic: You're working to create an international climate change agreement. Where do the negotiations stand? Christiana Figueres: We're...
SCIENTISTS are to call for the transformation of the global energy system, with future electricity generation dominated by renewable energy, particularly solar power, in the third report from the UN’s climate science experts.