World Water Day

Major Drought Impacts California Flower Industry

In an age where technology enables consumers to track their meal from field to table, and beverages from orchard to refrigerator, sustainability has become an increasingly powerful market force. Customer demand for information is leading to improved labeling and sourcing information that is impacting supplier behavior across a broad range of consumer and business goods.… Keep reading →

From Moonscape To Lake District: East Germany's Coal Mines

Breaking Energy has been focusing on the energy-water nexus today in our coverage in recognition of UN World Water Day, which occurred this past Saturday. The infographic helps visualize the volumes of water used to generate electricity from various sources. In addition to power generation, water is used to produce oil, gas, coal, biofuels and… Keep reading →

Obama To Deliver Major Climate Change Speech

Keeping with today’s UN World Water Day theme – the official day was Saturday – this comment comes from IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven and shows the energy-water nexus is increasingly recognized at high levels as one of today’s critical energy development challenges. “Water availability is a growing concern for energy and assessing… Keep reading →

Seven Nuclear Power Plants Go Offline

Clean fresh water is essential for human life. Beyond its ability to quench our thirst, without water we also cannot grow the food we eat. Yet, many people do not realize that without water, we also cannot effectively produce power. In light of this relationship, the 21st observance of UN World Water Day March 22nd… Keep reading →