California’s drought is putting the concept of unlimited growth under severe scrutiny, and for good reasons.
When it comes to water, California is running out of options—and time. Suffering through its fourth year of excruciating drought...the state’s snow pack is at an all-time low... Governor Brown has issued unprecedented water restrictions...surface and ground water is quickly drying up...and crop and pasture losses are escalating.
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Coca-Cola Extends Investment to US$65 Million in Safe Water Access Programs Benefitting 6 Million People by 2020; On Track To Achieve Original Goal of 2 Million People by 2015
DAEGU, South Korea, April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today at the 7th World Water Forum, Ahmet Bozer, Executive Vice President and President of Coca-Cola International, announced the expansion of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation’s (TCCAF) Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), pledging an additional US$35 million to support Pan-African sustainable safe water access and sanitation programs for 4 million more people
Green Builder Media's April 9, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
Code Conflict NAHB needs to get behind broad-based, widely-supported efforts to assure that American home buyers are the best housed in the world, even if it means that some of their members will have to be dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st Century.
Making great fashion can require a lot of resources. Growing cotton, dyeing fabrics and washing our clothes all require significant water use. But natural resources aren’t endless.
Our planet is facing scarcity issues and according to the UN, the world will need 50% more food, 45% more energy and 30% more water by 2030. So we need to consider both present and future generations. And using resources efficiently makes long-term business sense and will increasingly provide opportunities for competitive advantage.
In celebration of #NationalVolunteerWeek, Cox Enterprises and The Trust for Public Land want to thank the environmental volunteers who have been honored through the Cox Conserves Heroes program for creating, preserving or enhancing the shared outdoor places in our communities. Cox Conserves Heroes has honored more than 140 volunteers and takes place in Arizona, California, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts and Virginia. The program has donated nearly $500,000 to local nonprofits on behalf of the winner and finalists.