News feed from the online platform of the natural water infrastructure CoP by Forest Trends and Ecosystem Marketplace
|Jul 14, 2014||West-Slope Colorado Towns Restore Local Flows, Even as Thirsty Front-Range Lawns Drink From their Rivers|
|Jul 14, 2014||SW China, ADB cooperate to finance watershed protection|
|Jul 14, 2014||Envisioning Profit in Environmental Good Works|
|Jul 14, 2014||Berkeley County, SC, taking stock of lakes, forests and other green spaces|
|Jul 14, 2014||Texas ranks high among 6.5 million coastal homes at storm-surge risk|
|Jul 10, 2014||Natural capital helps businesses put environmental metrics into context|
|Jul 10, 2014||Yunnan tops in China for wetland biodiversity|
|Jul 10, 2014||Assessing Water Risk – A learning journey|
|Jul 08, 2014||It's slow going for businesses aiming to tackle Tanzania's water problems|
|Jul 08, 2014||China's arid north feeds water-rich south|
|Jul 08, 2014||Along the Rio Grande, An Innovative Water Market Restores Riverside Habitat|
|Jul 08, 2014||More people, less water mean rising food imports for Egypt|
|Jul 08, 2014||The Future of Agriculture|
|Jul 03, 2014||10 ways to use tech and smart business practices to conserve water|
|Jul 03, 2014||Senate Inquiry slams monitoring of environmental offsets|
|Jul 02, 2014||
This Week In Water: Yorkshire Water Accounts for NatCap Impacts
Natural capital accounting receives another boost as a UK water utility becomes the first of its kind to develop an environmental profit & loss account. Payments for ecosystem services (PES) received a boost as well with passage of Peru's PES law that establishes a framework for compensation between providers and beneficiaries.
|Jun 11, 2014||
The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Interlinked Solutions For Interlinked Challenges
In order to solve global freshwater scarcity challenges while providing enough food and energy for a growing population, the linkages between water, energy and food security must be fully understood. Here’s a look at how our demands for energy, food and water all drive each other, and how we can prevent them from driving in the wrong direction.
|Jun 07, 2014||
Peruvian Congress Passes
Historic Ecosystem Services Law
Six years in the making, Peru's new Ecosystem Services Law passed on Thursday, providing a comprehensive legal framework for the sticky issue of payments for ecosystem services (PES). It is one of the most advanced pieces of legislation of its type, but had been stuck in committee for five years. Here is the latest from Lima.
|Jun 02, 2014||
This Week In Water: Breaking Down Nexus Silos
Businesses embrace the water energy nexus with innovative water-saving techniques and energy efficient measures. D.C. based non-profit, the Chamber of Commerce Foundation, highlighted companies' success stories in a recent report and event that took place in May. In other news, H&M's water stewardship efforts in China face new challenges and the US West continues to practice water cooperation.
|May 05, 2014||
US Chamber Of Commerce Aims To Promote Food Security Through Sustainable Management Of Water And Energy
Global demand for both water and energy is spiraling upward, with long-term implications for food security. Several private-sector initiatives have emerged to promote more coordination of energy and water issues, and this week the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation will offer insight into what works and what doesn’t.