Tag: beijing

The World’s New Megacities Must Be the Drivers of the ‘Smart’ Water Revolution

Written by | November 13th, 2013

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As cities grow to tens of millions strong, accelerated urbanization coupled with concerns for water security is energizing the “smart” water tech market.

Water Stewardship, Business Leadership

Written by | July 19th, 2013

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The world’s water crisis isn’t actually about water, says the Conservancy’s Global Freshwater Director. The crisis is really about us and our capacity to invest and manage water for the long term.

The Green Buzz: Friday, March 1

Written by | March 1st, 2013

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Hello there, March! Let’s ring in this new month with some green news.

  1. What did the one rat brain say to the other rat brain? (BBC News)
  2. The case of the disappearing bees — and say goodbye to crops, too. (Smithsonian)
  3. Wow. The most shocking photo of Beijing air pollution… ever. (Washington Post)
  4. On the green move: how to move houses without harming the planet. (Grist)
  5. The National Parks Service to lose $100 million+ due to the federal budget sequester. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 29

Written by | January 29th, 2013

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Your green news round-up is well, rounded up! See today’s top news.

  1. Beijing flights delayed due to poor visibility. Go away, smog! (Washington Post)
  2. In the mean time, man sells canned fresh air in China. (The Telegraph)
  3. Move over “low-flow” showers — introducing the air shower. Same pressure, 50% less water. (TreeHugger)
  4. Scientists in Antarctica unearth buried lake. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Heat in San Francisco can affect the weather in places as far away as Siberia. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 24

Written by | January 24th, 2013

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In today’s green news we learn that an apple a day keeps landfill waste at bay.

  1. As much as 30% of fresh produce doesn’t make it off the farm. One grocery store aims to change that. (Grist)
  2. Salt Lake City gives Beijing a run for its money when it comes to air pollution. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Fukushima radiation fears still haunt Japan… and us. (LiveScience)
  4. The good news: Greenland melting slows. The bad news: Antarctica doesn’t. (Nature)
  5. From the brink of extinction: elephant seals make a remarkable comeback. (Mongabay)

The Greenest Country on Earth?

Written by | August 23rd, 2012

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The answer might surprise you–and it all comes down to a little concept known as a counterfactual. Intrigued? Read on.

Saving Sharks from the Banquet Table

Written by | August 14th, 2012

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On June 18, 2012, China’s State Council announced the ban on consuming shark fins at official government related banquets – a very important step in the face of plummeting shark population numbers.

Green With Forestry: Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2011

Written by | November 7th, 2011

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The second Asia-Pacific Forest Week is taking place in Beijing this week. Find out how the Conservancy is playing a major role and why this conference halfway around the world could impact your daily life.

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