Matt Damon: Ambassador For Water

Matt Damon, World Economic Forum, Climate Change, Global issues, milieu activist, sustainable

Matt Damon has been speaking with world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos (early 2015)

Matt Damon  has chosen to tackle the ultimate global threat: clean drinking water. Global water sanitation is a huge problem but there are a lot of proven solutions for it.

On his travels in developing countries, he realized that practical solutions already existed. But they need more attention. That’s why he started Water.org in 2009.

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Plumen 001 Lightbulb uses 80% less energy

sustainable solution, energy, renewables, footprint, climate change, light, re-use, recycle

This Plumen Lightbulb uses 80% less energy and lasts eight times longer

Help your office members to a better quality of light! The Plumen 001 is an eco-friendly and (yes!) attractive alternative to the incandescent light bulb.

This lamp uses 80% less energy and lasts eight times longer than traditional light bulbs. This design-conscious, twisty bulb screws into any standard bulb fitting—and gives off a light that’s bright and pretty, both shaded and bare. Read More

Cocoa farmers tasting chocolate for the first time – video

Farmer N’Da Alphonso grows cocoa and has never seen the finished product. Guess? He loves it.

Who is able to help these farmers making their own chocolate and create a new market in Africa?

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EU smart water management market will double in 2018

Water leakage detection, monitoring, sustainable infra, climate change

City water leaks wasting millions of tax dollars

The Europe smart water management market is expected to grow from $1.73 billion in 2013 to $3.46 billion in 2018 at CAGR of 14.9% for the period 2013 to 2018.

The market is primarily driven by advancement in technology in the region and smart meter compliances.

 

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Billion Dollar Desalination Plants, the right answers to California’s Drought?

 

climate change, fresh water, desalination, California

There might be a solutions for the future. A desalination plant which is cost efficient and delivers health, cheap drinking water

Desalination of Pacific Ocean water may prove to be a cheaper solution for California. California is running out of water. Since 2010 progressive drought is rendering the Central Valley, into a desert.

The San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers are drying up as is the aquifer beneath them. The Colorado River basin no longer meets the freshwater demands of both landowners and city dwellers in the U.S. Southwest. Read More

Creating Water in the Peru Desert

Clean water, technology, drought, drinking water, climate change, sustainable solution

Fog Catchers Bring Water to the desert in Peru

Capturing water from the fog and producing food on the driest place on earth: the Atacama Desert, Peru. 

This water has two purposes: clean drinking water and to grow food. Watch this inspiring video from young inventors. 

 

 

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