Some Plans to Reverse Climate Change Could Double Water Use

In recent research, noted in an article published by Jesse Kathan in the Eos Earth and Space Science Magazine on January 30 2020,  it has been noted that plans for full-scale negative emissions technologies can impact land, water and energy use on a global scale.

Click on the link below to access the full article.

 

Source: Some Plans to Reverse Climate Change Could Double Water Use

WSRN-S Barbados hosts Water Sector Resilience Symposium — caribbeanclimate

PRESS RELEASE – Belmopan, Belize; November 20, 2019. – The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), in collaboration with the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) and the University of South Florida (USF) is hosting the Water Sector Resilience Symposium during the Ministry of Energy & Water Resources’ Renewable Energy Expo on 22nd November 2019…(click on the link below to read the full release.

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Future Remote Sensing Mission Holds Promise for Flood Monitoring

In the article linked below by Valeriy Ivanov, published on October 28, 2019, for the Earth & Space Science News Magazine, the 2021 Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission is discussed in terms of its capabilities for flood monitoring.

Source: Future Remote Sensing Mission Holds Promise for Flood Monitoring

How Forest Structure Influences the Water Cycle

The article below, published in the EOS Earth and Space Science News by Kate Wheeling on October 15, 2019 highlights a research article from the Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, which discusses the relationship between forest structure and the water cycle.

Source: How Forest Structure Influences the Water Cycle

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2019 — caribbeanclimate

This week, 19 – 23 August, marks the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW) 2019, designed to advance climate action. It aims to support implementation of LAC countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement on climate change and action to deliver on the SDGs. The event is envisioned as a stepping stone […]

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Belize to Supervise SIDS Fellowship Programme — caribbeanclimate

Dr Percival Cho, Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries, the Environment and Sustainable Development of Belize delivered the opening statement at a side event at the 24th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) being held in Katowice, Poland. This programme is funded by the […]

via Belize to Supervise SIDS Fellowship Programme — caribbeanclimate

Dealing with FOGs (Fats, Oils and Grease)

As employees working within the water sector, we at some point get to know about fats, oils and grease and the damage they can cause to pipes, whether it is through public education or getting our hands dirty when we have to deal with the clogs created by pouring these fats, oils and grease down the drain.

In a recent article by Laura Sanchez, the editor of the Water Efficiency Magazine, she highlights a new strategy for dealing with FOGs (fats, oil and grease) developed by a research team from the University of British Colombia in Canada.

To read the article and comment you can follow the link Fatberg to Fuel.

Do you think such a process can make a difference or is it just another pipe dream? 🙂