April 12th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
Note: Republishing this story below from the World Resources Institute on water and efforts to contain and diminish the coronavirus death toll, I draw on a film that is unrelated to this particular viral infection. I add a suggestion — if you have time to watch not only the trailer, enjoy the whole film
February 26th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
We write about CO2 emissions of fossil fuels quite a bit on CleanTechnica, but there is something that bears repetition as well. It is that renewable energy typically uses much less water than other electricity sources. The overuse of water, including for our power plants, is something that critically threatens our children
October 9th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
If we keep burning fossil fuels at our current rates, food may become harder and harder to grow in many places, and what does grow could be less and less nutritious. Fresh drinking water could become more and more scarce as polluted floodwater runoff contaminates rivers, lakes, and reservoirs – or drought and warming combine to simply dry it all up.
December 26th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Ahead of a political event in London at the beginning of December, a number of senior military figures from around the world were quoted by The Guardian discussing the difficult problems that will be accompanying worsening climate change over the coming years