A Look at Global Water Withdrawals: Are We Water-stressed?

A Look at Global Water Withdrawals: Are We Water-stressed?

When countries withdraw more than 100 percent of their renewable freshwater resources, this means that they either deplete their renewable groundwater resources, or use fossil non-renewable groundwater or use non-conventional sources of water such as desalinated water or wastewater.

Restaurants and Food Waste

Restaurants and Food Waste

A study by Unilever revealed that 72% of U.S. diners said that they care about how food waste is handled. 47% are concerned enough that they would be willing to spend more money to eat at a place that actively tries to reduce its food waste production.

Why is Clean Water So Important?

Why is Clean Water So Important?

The WHO estimates that in 2015, the deaths of 361,000 children under 5-years-old could have been avoided by addressing water and sanitation risk factors.

Consumer Behavior on Food Wastage

Consumer Behavior on Food Wastage

ReFED estimates that US households alone waste 76 billion pounds of food per year. Major contributors to household food waste include food spoilage, over-preparing, date label confusion, overbuying and poor planning.

6 Key Factors Influencing the Economic Case for Renewable Energy

6 Key Factors Influencing the Economic Case for Renewable Energy

Appropriate government incentives can be an important tool to speed deployment and reduce costs for clean energy technologies. In recent years there has been modest federal support for renewables like wind and solar power, but it pales in comparison to the large government subsidies that continue to prop up coal, natural gas, and nuclear power.

Who is Wasting the Most Food?

Who is Wasting the Most Food?

It has been said that if food waste was a country, it would be the one with the third largest carbon footprint.

Energy Efficiency to Reduce Use of Fossil Fuels

Energy Efficiency to Reduce Use of Fossil Fuels

There are enormous opportunities for efficiency improvements in every sector of the economy, whether it is buildings, transportation, industry, or energy generation.

Solar Energy Growth in the United States

Solar Energy Growth in the United States

Total installed U.S. PV capacity is expected to more than double over the next five years – by 2024, more than 15 GW of PV capacity will be installed annually.

Why Renewable Energy is One of the Most Attractive Investment Options for Companies Today

Why Renewable Energy is One of the Most Attractive Investment Options for Companies Today

Global businesses and investors are increasingly turning to a low-carbon portfolio—a fact reflected in a survey of leading financial institutions.

Household Food Waste is A Sustainability Challenge and A Threat to Food Security

Household Food Waste is A Sustainability Challenge and A Threat to Food Security

A study back in 2007 by WRAP on consumers’ attitudes revealed that only 13% of consumers were particularly concerned by food waste and would take efforts to avoid throwing food away, whilst others were either passively concerned or entirely “disconnected” from the issue and don’t even bother to take any action to reduce food waste.