Growing cities ‘facing water crisis’

November 5, 2008,AEST

“Exploding urban populations are threatening to spark a water and sanitation crisis in many cities – particularly in the developing world – experts have warned. The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) predicts an additional two billion people will live in | Read More

Tempe building to be supergreen

November 5, 2008,AEST

Innovative green features in Tempe’s new Transportation Center will make it one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the nation when the office block opens next month. SOURCE: AZCENTRAL.com – Tempe building to be supergreen.

UK signs green energy deal with Masdar – ArabianBusiness.com

November 3, 2008,AEST

British PM Gordon Brown revealed on Monday that his country has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi to develop technologies for low-carbon-emitting energy. SOURCE: ArabianBusiness.com – UK signs green energy deal with Masdar – Energy –

Master plan of Water’s Edge to be unveiled soon

November 2, 2008,AEST

The UDA, Central Environment Authority and the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC), have been entrusted with the task of devising the master plan. Secretary to the Ministry of Urban Development Dr. P. Ramanujam told The Sunday Times | Read More

Farming ‘main cause of water shortage’ – Gulfnews:

November 1, 2008,AEST

“Water used for irrigation in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) is the leading cause of an impending water shortage, according to World Bank reports.” SOURCE: Gulfnews: Farming ‘main cause of water shortage’.

CABE Space launches 2009 design skills scholarships

November 1, 2008,AEST

CABE Space has announced that applications are now open its annual design skills scholarship programme offering up to six people who work in the public realm the opportunity to travel abroad to learn from fellow professionals how a well-designed space | Read More

World Usability Day 13th November

October 30, 2008,AEST

World Usability Day and the Usability Professionals’ Association will launch the Global Transport Challenge on November 13th. It’s an easy way for you to understand how you use transportation everyday and the impact it has on our environment. SOURCE: World | Read More

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