In a state beleaguered by drought, high temperatures, and growing wildfire dangers, the idea of placing solar panels over irrigation canals to address both water loss and climate pollution is finally getting traction. Solar AquaGrid creators Jordan Harris and Robin Raj envisioned … [Read more...] about Could California’s solar canal project be an answer for climate resilience?
In a city known for its lavish landscape, one wasteful decorative feature is getting the boot as Las Vegas announces a ban on ornamental grass. The ban comes as the state of Nevada faces a historic and devastating drought exacerbated by climate change. Many other cities have … [Read more...] about No more lawns: Las Vegas takes big step to address drought
Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio (HAADS) is leading an exciting design project: a mobile floating eco-hotel that generates its own electricity by rotating as guests relax on board. It will be based in Qatar, but because it is completely mobile, has the potential to float … [Read more...] about This floating hotel generates its own clean energy by rotating non-stop
Water conservation is an important endeavor that we all play a role in. Some experts say that the world could face a 40 percent global water deficit in under a decade if humans continue to increase water consumption. Here are five small changes you can make in your day-to-day … [Read more...] about 5 Easy ways you can conserve more water
In response to climate change and relentless droughts and heatwaves, scientists and farmers in California’s Central Valley are working with local communities to put innovative water-saving systems in place. Together, they have found ways to use and re-use water as sustainably as … [Read more...] about Farmers and scientists in CA collaborate to minimize water use