The World's Water Water Conflict Chronology In an ongoing effort to understand the connections between water resources, water systems, and international security and conflict, the Pacific Institute initiated a project in the late 1980s to track and categorize events related to water and conflict, which has been continuously updated since. Our new format, updated November 2009, presents the information three ways, to better illustrate how conflicts over water impact history: 7 Environmental Problems That Are Worse Than We Thought With as much attention as the environment has been getting lately, you’d think that we’d be further along in our fight to preserve the world’s species, resources and the beautiful diversity of nature. Unfortunately, things aren’t nearly that rosy. In fact, many of the environmental problems that have received the most public attention are even worse than we thought – from destruction in the rain forest to melting glaciers in the Arctic. We’ve got a lot of work to do. 7. Mammal Extinction
Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center The Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center (CPRC) is the EPA's primary resource for services and expertise in the areas of consensus-building, collaborative problem solving, alternative dispute resolution, and environmental conflict resolution. CPRC provides the following services to EPA managers and staff: Assistance in retaining professional facilitators and mediators experienced in environmental conflicts. World Energy Report (Infographic) Clean Power Published on September 30th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan "World Energy Report" (CLICK TO ENLARGE) National Network for Collaboration Collaboration: The Power of WE the People National Satellite Broadcast December 7th, 1998
Integrated Monitoring Guide for SDG 6 (including methodologies) — Monitoring SDG 6 on water and sanitation G1 How to use the Integrated Monitoring Guide for Sustainable Development Goal 6 Description: Overall guidance on how to use the Guide and how to implement SDG 6 monitoring at the country level, in line with the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish G2 Sustainable Development Goal 6 targets and global indicators Description: Presentation of SDG 6 and its targets and global indicators, including a brief overview of target and indicator definitions and how and where indicator data can be collected Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish MIT's artificial leaf is ten times more efficient than the real thing Speaking at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in California, MIT professor Daniel Nocera claims to have created an artificial leaf, made from stable and inexpensive materials, which mimics nature's photosynthesis process. The device is an advanced solar cell, no bigger than a typical playing card, which is left floating in a pool of water. Then, much like a natural leaf, it uses sunlight to split the water into its two core components, oxygen and hydrogen, which are stored in a fuel cell to be used when producing electricity.
Environmental Problem-Solving Center University of Colorado Menu Shortcut Page WOLF REINTRODUCTION ·NIMBYs ·TAXES·ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT ·ENDANGERED SPECIES ·TOXIC MATERIALS ·AIR POLLUTION ·WATER RESOURCES ·WETLAND PRESERVATION ·LAND USE ·TAKINGS · GROWTH CONTROL Fleeing Vesuvius: The psychological roots of resource over-consumption Here is my updated chapter from Fleeing Vesuvius The psychological roots of resource over-consumption Humans have an innate need for status and for novelty in their lives. Solid Waste and Emergency Response You are here: EPA Home Solid Waste and Emergency Response Community Engagement Initiative Community Engagement Initiative Overview The EPA Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) is designed to enhance OSWER and regional offices’ engagement with local communities and stakeholders to help them meaningfully participate in government decisions on land cleanup, emergency preparedness and response, and the management of hazardous substances and waste.
Information and communication technologies for environmental sustainability Information and Communication Technologies for Environmental Sustainability (ICT Ensure) is a general term referring to the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) within the field of environmental sustainability. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are acting as integrating and enabling technologies for the economy and they have a profound impact on our society. Recent changes in ICT use globally have impacted the environment negatively (in terms of waste and energy consumption etc) but also have the potential to support environmental sustainability activities , such as the targets set within the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) number 7 (MDG7) to “ensure environmental sustainability”. New technologies provide utilities for knowledge acquisition and awareness, early evaluation of new knowledge, reaching agreements and communication of progress in the interest of the human welfare. Application areas