Antarctica has the potential to contribute more than a meter of sea-level rise by 2100 and more than15 meters by 2500
By the end of this century, the sea level nearly doubles: The sea would rise twice as high as predicted so far.
This is what researchers Robert DeConto and David Pollard reported in Nature. Read More
Many companies are asking themselves whether they have entered a “new normal,” and which steps they should take – and when – to build resilience to these increased risks.
The recent increase in costly extreme weather events has provided a clear signal to many companies of the near-term risks associated with climate change.
Water Risk Management is getting top priority for industries, businesses, hospitals and (local) governments.
Especially for business managers, we have made an overview of:
- Water Risk Management in 4 steps – what strategy and measurements can be taken
- Trends and Finding Reports
- Overview latest flood protecting solutions
- Water storage systems to protect you from stormwater
- Promising systems
- Lessons from Hurricane Sandy and more
Businesses should think collaboratively, and leading companies are already demonstrating the value of partnerships in managing water risk in their value chains
In its 2014 Global Risks report, the World Economic Forum identified water crises as one of the risks of highest concern.
For businesses, it is important to understand operational and market contexts to manage water risk and leverage opportunity, according to The Guardian.
Industries: decrease your water footprint
Out of 3% water water is consumed for industrial purpose. The increasing world population will also increase industrial water consumption.
Experts think of 15-20% by 2030. But we are running short of water, world wide. So what can industries do to reduce their water consumption? Read More
Flooding will plaque the East Coast of the VS
Tidal flooding should be one of the biggest concernes of dozens of America’s east coast cities. Researchers said that cities have to face routine tidal flooding under climate change. Read More
Sustainable solutions involve all: people, planet, profit.
Would applying 8 sustainability criteria as summarizes in three pillars look something like this for housing?
UN Agencies have promoted at the Rio+20 summit areas and practices as models for sustainable development such as Biosphere Reserves.
Before discussing the SDG we should get a clearer idea about what it means to be a model including ‘best practices’.