Demystifying the Environmental Sustainability of Food Production, a paper by Jude Capper, Roger Cady and Dale Bauman, demonstrates either a lamentable misunderstanding of the impacts of livestock production practices, or a willful effort to misrepresent the facts. Or perhaps a little of both.
There may always be water flowing in California, but "normal" is definitely in flux and we can’t control the weather. Before we construct massive new water delivery systems that encourage waste and consume large amounts of energy, perhaps we should consider adjusting our expectations about what can realistically be grown, when and where.
Visit two of Long Island’s aging power plants, find out how they are killing fish and what you can do about it.
By addressing both direct and virtual water use, we seek to promote a water conservation ethic - so that more people will demand comprehensive freshwater conservation and efficiency.
What's big and yellow, has three wheels, hauls a quarter ton and is poised to revolutionize small-load urban transport? Answer: the cargo tricycle!
A new global map illustrates the size and location of 400 oxygen-deprived oceanic "dead zones," most of which are triggered by fertilizer runoff.
I agreed to help Gwen Schantz move some soil. It weighed 1.2 million lbs and had to be hoisted atop a seven-story building in NYC.
At the Hydrofutures: Water Science, Technology and Communities conference in Seattle in July, the most important takeaway in water, energy and agriculture is that there is cooperation but not a lot of collaboration.
Many New York power plants are withdrawing cooling water - and injuring or killing aquatic life - even when they are not generating any electricity.
Water use can take two forms - consumption or withdrawal. It's important to understand the difference between the two.
Arizona Senator Kyl spent his time writing a report not to promote the growing solar industry in his home state but to take a shot at utility-scale solar power.
I have a pretty good arrangement with my roommate: he likes to cook and I like to eat what he cooks. So how come every time I eat his food I cringe?
In this slideshow, three residents share what Long Island’s marine waters mean to them and the community they live in, as well as their thoughts on the impact that old power plants have had on the marine environment.
US-born James Whitlow Delano has spent the last 17 years traveling throughout Asia shooting challenging human rights situations and environmental disasters.
A fish tale worth telling and hearing! With a thirst for water that is almost insatiable, hundreds of the nation’s power plants are having a ripple effect on local aquatic food chains and ecosystems.
"Where the hell is that Roadmap Report?" is the question people keep asking Sandia Lab’s Mike Hightower. The DOE has returned the report an astounding 22 times.