The transition toward more sustainable approaches to managing, delivering, and treating freshwater involves workers in many different sectors of the economy and shifts in markets, occupations, and jobs created.
This comprehensive study finds that investments to increase efficient water use and reuse will both address growing problems associated with drought, flooding, and contamination, and simultaneously create jobs in a wide range of professions.
California’s agricultural industry is a lynchpin of the state’s economy. But the effects of climate change, as well as pressures such as population growth, have significant impacts on water supply, raising concerns about water management in the agricultural sector. This series of case studies and interviews describes the practices of innovative California farm water managers.
This report, jointly released by the Pacific Institute and the United Nations Global Compact, explores the connections between climate change and water, from both a scientific and a corporate management perspective.
The claim that a Hummer H3 SUV has a lower life-cycle energy cost than a Toyota Prius hybrid caught the interest of the media and the public when the automotive marketing company CNW Marketing Research, Inc. released its 2007 study, “Dust to Dust: The Energy Cost of New Vehicles From Concept to Disposal.”
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