World’s greenest senior living community breaks ground in Seattle

Many say the baby boomers don’t care about the climate crisis because they’ll be dead when the worst hits the fan, but that’s not true; as we wrote earlier, Baby boomers will be among the hardest hit by climate change. Many people hitting 65 today are still going to be around in 2050, and at […]

SABS publishes standard that sets guidelines for domestic use of greywater

The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) has published a South African National Standard (SANS) that sets the guidelines and requirements for greywater reuse systems. SANS 1732: 2019 provides for single re-use of greywater for sub-surface irrigation of gardens and the treatment of greywater for flushing toilets. “In a water scarce South Africa, SANS 1732 […]

‘Living laboratory’: New Dubai city pushes for green revolution in the desert

DUBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Fenced off by a wall of trees, about 20 km from the high rises towering over Dubai’s city center, there lies a small solar-powered settlement aiming to become a green oasis in the desert. Renowned for its glitzy skyscrapers, air-conditioning-blasting shopping malls and indoor skiing facilities, the emirate of Dubai […]

Riverfront Park windfall may fund water system improvements

Beaumont may no longer have to worry about shutting off its water system during a major flooding event. Tropical Storm Harvey exposed flaws in Beaumont’s ability to provide water to residents in an extreme emergency. However the City Council is looking at using some $19 million in excess Federal Emergency Management Agency funds originally intended […]

British Airways Launches First International Flight to Beijing’s Daxing International Airport

British Airways has made its first flight into Beijing’s Daxing International Airport, making it the first international carrier to use the airport since its official opening last month. Daxing has claimed the title of the world’s largest airport, as well as one of the most technologically advanced. Passengers traveling through Daxing are set to experience […]

DeSantis must stand firm on water issues

With his second legislative session fast approaching, Gov. Ron DeSantis is, once again, targeting the right issues and keeping his promise to prioritize the health of Florida’s water supply.