Wastewater fears for urban farms

August 18, 2008,AEST

Urgent action is needed to remove pollutants from urban wastewater, which is often used in cities to grow food, an international study has warned. Data collected by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) found that 85% of cities discharged the | Read More

MASDAR signs agreement with GPIC

August 10, 2008,AEST

The MASDAR initiative, in Abu Dhabi, signed an agreement with a Bahraini petrochemical fertilizer producer, GPIC, this week under CDM regulations. Dr Sultan Al Jaber said, “Masdar is introducing the CDM mechanism to the hydro-carbon based fertilizer industry in the | Read More

$400m windfarm approved

July 29, 2008,AEST

Otago Daily has reported that a $400m NZD ($295m USD) Mahinerangi windfarm proposed by Trustpower has been approved by the Environment Court. Read more @ the SOURCE: Otago Daily

Moving Downtown to save on car costs

July 27, 2008,AEST

The Associated Press and other news outlets have reported over the last few weeks on the growing trend for young people and empty nesters moving downtown in major cities across the USA to save on fuel costs and to reduce their | Read More

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