More than $55 billion worth of business deals have been struck at the Singapore International Water Week over the past decade, making it the premier event for water-related business networking. Here’s a look at how it has boosted the global water and wastewater industry.
Some of the world's largest water bodies have been dispersed for irrigation. What does sustainable irrigation look like, and who turns on the tap? The Irrigation Australia International Conference and Exhibition will bring these questions to the table.
and Logan Byers, Johannes Friedrich, Tianyi Luo, Colin McCormick –
Thermal power plants in areas that lack water are vulnerable to power disruptions due to drought and competition amongst water users. As the world's demand for water and power increase, what can be done to solve this growing concern?
and M. Reza Hosseini –
It's easy to find developments with green accreditation, but it's harder to quantify what these actually mean. Are green building standards helping us build more sustainable cities, ask Deakin University's Igor Martek and M Reza Hosseini.
Moving away from narratives that spell fear of climate-related catastrophes, "Tomorrow" tells stories of how ordinary people -- from Icelandic volcanoes to Indian slums -- employ innovative ways to fight the effects of climate change.
Medilyn Manibo –
Women continue to show results in addressing climate change in urban and rural communities around the world. UN's Momentum for Change celebrates their efforts through this short video.