Can Rainwater Collection Solve Climate Change?

Global climate change is considered to be a defining issue. As the occurrence of extreme weather conditions, such as extensive drought periods and devastating hurricanes, continue around the world, researchers have turned to rainwater harvesting as a potential solution. Impact of Climate Change on Water As temperatures around the world continue to rise, the water […]

Artemis Water Strategy Webinar Series

Confronting misconceptions about water availability and offering information about solutions that are available now and in development were the key subjects of “Water in Real Estate — Resilient Operations for Thirsty Times,” a recent webinar presented by the Artemis Project. The San Francisco-based consulting firm focuses on helping companies thrive in a water-challenged world. “Historically, […]

How Singapore is using technology to solve its water shortage

Singapore (CNN Business)Singapore uses about 430 million gallons of water every day — a number it expects could double in the next four decades. That kind of consumption is piling pressure on the Asian city state to address growing concerns about global water scarcity. So it’s building new technology to prepare itself for a future […]

Terra, Expo 2020 Dubai’s Sustainability Pavilion is structure ready

The structure of Terra, the Sustainability Pavilion, at Expo 2020 Dubai is now complete and ready for fit-outs, says Andrew Whalley, Chairman and Partner of Grimshaw Architects that has designed the pavilion. Terra means and represents planet Earth and will be one of Expo’s signature experiences. It will take visitors on an immersive and emotional […]

The Powerful New Architecture of Clean Energy

Energy infrastructure has historically been met with a “Not in My Back Yard” response from policymakers and the public alike. Aside from the clear human health implications of coal plants and natural gas stations, the architecture of energy infrastructure has traditionally been driven by raw economy and feasibility, with isolated locations creating little need for […]

New Testing Reveals ‘Forever Chemicals’ In More Water Systems Across OH, PA, U.S.

New testing by the Environmental Working Group has identified the presence of toxic fluorinated chemicals, broadly known as PFAS, in the tap water of dozens of cities across the U.S. where contamination was not previously known. EWG, an advocacy organization that tracks environmental pollutants in consumer products, sampled water in 44 places between May and […]