Written by Adam Freed | May 30th, 2013
In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, we are reminded that nature can and should play an important role alongside engineered solutions in building (and rebuilding) the cities of tomorrow.
Written by Bob Bendick | May 23rd, 2013
America’s water policy can be more cost-effective and better at encouraging the long term health of America’s waterways — that’s why the passing of the Water Resources Development Act is a step in the right direction to better water resource strategy.
Written by Michael Reuter | April 25th, 2013
The current flooding of the Illinois River is a stark reminder that we need to stop being reactive and start being proactive when it comes to investing in flood management.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | March 21st, 2013
In a world of seven billion people – with three billion new consumers coming on stage by 2030 – finding a more effective model for water will require a suite of solutions. And nature is the common thread.
Written by Mark Tercek | January 25th, 2012
Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, Switzerland to talk about innovative ways to tackle water, food, and energy challenges. Here he looks at what underlies those challenges.
Written by Michael Reuter | June 10th, 2011
Thousands of lives and billions of dollars in infrastructure were spared during this year’s record floods along the Mississippi. But are we prepared for the more severe floods of the future?
Written by Jeff Opperman | September 24th, 2009
I was tucking my five-year-old daughter into bed and, as kids tend to do, she launched into a series of questions — part curiosity, part stalling tactic. Her topic that night was employment, and she asked why various people did what they did, such as: “Why is Aunt Amy a doctor?” I mustered a response […]