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Laboratory Equipment - Device Cleans Water With Air, Sun

Laboratory Equipment - Device Cleans Water With Air, Sun | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
A new way to produce constant supplies of sterile water makes use of molecules which, in response to sunlight, produce a form of oxygen that is highly toxic.
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Biofuel tree project discovers Indigenous partners

Biofuel tree project discovers Indigenous partners | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
University of Queensland researchers have planted five hectares of Pongamia trees at Hope Vale, north Queensland in a bid to create a commercially viable plantation for sustainable regional development and biofuel production in northern Australia.
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Microsoft on scent of landfill-fueled data center

Microsoft on scent of landfill-fueled data center | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Redmond's Data Plant is a research project to run data centers with renewable biogas sourced locally at landfills or wastewater treatment plants for a cleaner and more reliable power supply. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Green Tech.
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Willing a way to clean water

Willing a way to clean water | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Kennedy School Fellow Daniele Lantagne is using her engineering background to expand on a program, partially developed by Professor Michael Kremer, to provide clean water to communities in rural areas.
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Interactive Infographic: Your Daily Dose of Water (Scaling)

Interactive Infographic: Your Daily Dose of Water (Scaling) | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
A GOOD Transparency....

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River Mouths Could Offer Hundreds of Gigawatts of Clean Energy - IEEE Spectrum

River Mouths Could Offer Hundreds of Gigawatts of Clean Energy - IEEE Spectrum | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Gradient between fresh and salt water could be used to provide power...
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Water treatments alone not enough to combat fluorosis in Ethiopia

Increased intake of dietary calcium may be key to addressing widespread dental health problems faced by millions of rural residents in Ethiopia's remote, poverty-stricken Main Rift Valley, according to a new Duke University-led study.
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White House Promotes a Bioeconomy

White House Promotes a Bioeconomy | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
The plan would foster development of a bioeconomy that would include the use of renewable resources and replace harsher industrial methods.
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UN calls for doubling renewable energy by 2030

UN calls for doubling renewable energy by 2030 | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
UN chief Ban Ki-moon made a call to double global consumption of renewable energy over the next two decades in order to ensure sustainable economic development.
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A Brazilian Water Utility Will Pay You To Save Water (And Not Just With A Cheaper Bill)

A Brazilian Water Utility Will Pay You To Save Water (And Not Just With A Cheaper Bill) | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Sabesp, the water utility in Sao Paulo, is facing growing pains. Charged with delivering water to one of Brazil’s largest cities, its water system leaks 134 gallons each day from each of its connections.
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'Huge' water resource in Africa

'Huge' water resource in Africa | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Scientists say the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater.
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Carbon capture 'needs certainty'

Carbon capture 'needs certainty' | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Capturing and burying the greenhouse gas CO2 from power stations is viable - but long-term government support will be needed, a report says.
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EU and China: Sustainable Water Use Scheme – Urban Times

EU and China: Sustainable Water Use Scheme – Urban Times | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Statistics about China confirm the explosive pace at which the country has been developing in different areas over recent years.
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What can business leaders learn from ancient Greek philosophers?

What can business leaders learn from ancient Greek philosophers? | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
To help achieve "eudaimonia" - or "the good life" - companies can learn from the techniques of Greek philosophers.
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Where Does Our Water Come From?

Where Does Our Water Come From? | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
April 30, 2012: In free public lecture at UC Riverside environmental scientist Daniel Schlenk will outline steps needed to maintain both water quality and quantity.
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James Dyson: engineers needed to solve drought problem - Telegraph

James Dyson: engineers needed to solve drought problem - Telegraph | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Sir James Dyson has challenged bright young engineers to solve Britain's drought problem by developing new inventions to cut down on water usage in the home.
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Global Clean Energy Investment a Record $263 Billion in 2011 - The Pew Charitable Trusts

Global Clean Energy Investment a Record $263 Billion in 2011 - The Pew Charitable Trusts | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
According to new research released by The Pew Charitable Trusts, global clean energy finance and investment grew to $263 billion in 2011, a 6.5 percent increase over the previous year.
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Thirsty? Ditch the Plastic Bottle With This Drinking Fountain App - Environment - GOOD

Thirsty? Ditch the Plastic Bottle With This Drinking Fountain App - Environment - GOOD | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Download WeTap to chart your city's drinking fountains—and help make them better.
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Climate Change Has Intensified the Global Water Cycle | Climate Central

Climate Change Has Intensified the Global Water Cycle | Climate Central | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
According to a new study, the worsening rain and drought events are happening twice as fast as previously believed.
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Feeding Plastic Waste to Fungi – Urban Times

Feeding Plastic Waste to Fungi – Urban Times | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
by Giles Crosse

Mushrooms are one of the planet’s most effective natural recycling systems.
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Futurity.org – Lime-sun mixer makes drinking water safe

Futurity.org – Lime-sun mixer makes drinking water safe | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it

A dash of lime juice and a dose of sunshine make a cheap, effective combination for safer drinking water in impoverished countries

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Super-polluted city tries to clean itself with smog-eating paint

Super-polluted city tries to clean itself with smog-eating paint | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Manila is one of the world’s five dirtiest cities, but graffiti? That’s not a problem. It’s not that people don’t paint on the walls in the hyper-polluted Philippines capita...
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Better Than Brita: An Industrial Strength Home Water Filter

Better Than Brita: An Industrial Strength Home Water Filter | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
Fresh water is a scarce resource and is growing scarcer every year. Yet despite its value, current methods for water delivery are insanely inefficient and impractical.
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Fog Catchers Bring Water to Parched Villages

Fog Catchers Bring Water to Parched Villages | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
A rain-starved community in Peru collects hundreds of gallons of water a day using special fog-catching nets.
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Is “Clean Energy” Still a Dirty Word? – Urban Times

Is “Clean Energy” Still a Dirty Word? – Urban Times | The Future of Water & Waste | Scoop.it
The global popularity of a shift toward clean-burning and renewable energy sources pendulums regularly depending on political climates, times of war and peace, singular events, and of course, supply and demand.
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