Rob Hopkins Jul 28, 2014
Last year when I visited the US, Peter Lipman (Chair of Transition Network) and myself had supper with representatives from 3 large philanthropic organisations there. At one point, Peter … >>
Our Fellows, Advisors, Board and staff weigh in on the top issues of the day on the Post Carbon Institute blog.
When residents in Denver, Colorado Springs and other cities on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains turn on their sprinklers to irrigate lawns, they rarely think about the fate of fish in the headwaters of the Colorado River on the other side of the Continental Divide. ... >>
With rivers in the American Southwest dammed, diverted, drought-stricken and running dry, their fate is increasingly in human hands. ... >>
The question of whether to drain a wetland to make way for a shopping mall or a cornfield, or to instead leave the wetland intact, often seems like a no-brainer: the “development” options have a clear dollar value, but the wetlands themselves do not. ... >>
A new study has estimated that collectively the world’s large cities, defined as those with at least 750,000 people, move 504 billion liters (133 billion gallons) of water a day a cumulative distance of some 27,000 kilometers. ... >>