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  • Agriculture needs support in an era of water shortages and global warming say farmers

    Farmers and the Government have a shared moral responsibility to make the most of the potential of British farming, in a world increasingly threatened by food shortages and climate change.  That was the message from NFU President Peter Kendall in his opening speech at the NFU's Centenary Conference in London on Monday.  Mr Kendall said worldwide agricultural output would need to double ...


  • U.K. Water Companies Address Domestic Water Shortage

    The current water shortage in southeast England is having a marked effect on water resource strategy. Many water companies are reviewing what can be done to address potential shortfalls that are predicted for the years to come. This has taken the form of both demand and supply side measures including changes in U.K. water metering policy and plans for alternative methods of water supply. ...

  • Communities unite for Live Earth to address water shortage

    'Every step and every drop counts to solve the water crisis.' This is the rallying cry of the global Live Earth Run for Water campaign which on Sunday 18 April will mobilize communities in more than 175 cities around the world to raise awareness of the growing scarcity of safe, clean water. A series of 6km community runs or walks will take place over the course of 24 hours, accompanied in some ...

  • Managing water shortages - the problem is people, not climate

    A recent study of water shortages around the world over the past two millennia has shown that population growth has been the most significant pressure on water supplies and this will continue to increase as a threat in future. Dealing with water scarcity therefore will increasingly require improved water governance, management and policy measures, which are fully integrated into societal ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate Change, Water Shortages, Biodiversity Loss, will have Growing Impacts on Global Business: UN Report

    The future of the private sector will increasingly hinge on the ability of businesses to adapt to the world's rapidly changing environment and to develop goods and services that can reduce the impacts of climate change, water scarcity, emissions of harmful chemicals, and other environmental concerns. From extreme weather events, to rising pressures on finite natural resources, changes in the ...

  • Phosphorus shortage solved through sewage recovery

    Phosphate is a key component in food production and an important element in fertilisers. The expectation is that easily extractable reserves of phosphate will be exhausted within fifty to ninety years due to the growing demand. Grontmij is working on finding a solution and on the more effective use of phosphate. The recovery and reuse of phosphate from waste water plays an important role in this. ...

  • New survey identifies fracking skills shortage in UK

    The Conservative-led coalition government's plans to create a nationwide shale gas industry across the UK could be undermined by a shortage of equipment and skills relevant to the sector. This is according to the findings of a new report carried out by Aberdeen-based jobs board Oil and Gas People, which surveyed more than 10,000 people across the industry. Concerns were raised regarding a serious ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Frost & Sullivan: Water shortage to boost the membrane-based water and wastewater treatment market

    Membrane-based water and wastewater treatment systems are gaining interest globally as the most efficient solution for purification and filtration needs. Asia-Pacific, the Americas and Europe are expected to maintain their strong market position. Asia-Pacific, in particular, will see substantial growth fuelled by dynamic industrialisation and population increase. New analysis from Frost & ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Global and China Water Purifier Industry 2013 | Researchmoz.us

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  • World needs global water agreement now - WWF

    WWF Director-General James Leape today called on governments to support the entry into force of the 1997 UN Watercourses Convention—an international agreement which could play a key role in water security for about 40% of the world's population. Launching the booklet Everything you need to know about the UN Watercourses Convention at World Water Week in Stockholm, Mr Leape said, 'This essential ...


    By WWF UK

  • $1 trillion global water market forecast for 2020

    Some 300 scientists, policy-makers, economists and other stakeholders convene in Ottawa this week for an international conference hosted by the Canadian Water Network (CWN), showcasing latest world research findings and best practices for optimizing water management. Canada's water experts are now increasingly needed to help countries elsewhere brace for drought, flood and unsafe water problems ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Insituform ready to respond to global water crisis

    CHESTERFIELD, MO – Insituform Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INSU) ranks No. 2 in the world among infrastructure companies positioned to respond to a growing clean water crisis, according to a survey of industry professionals conducted by the ChangeWave Alliance. ChangeWave reported that the survey ranked Insituform only behind GE as “best positioned in the ...


    By Aegion Corporation

  • Global water and wastewater treatment equipment market

    TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 10.53 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing price of purchasing and using fresh water. The Global Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment market has also been witnessing an increased water demand, leading to a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ReportsnReports - Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies: Global Markets

    The global market for wastewater treatment delivery equipment, instrumentation, process equipment, and treatment chemicals will increase at a 10.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to exceed $93 billion in 2016, from a 2011 value of nearly $57 billion. The most rapid growth will occur in the delivery equipment product group. This sector is estimated ...


  • Measuring global soil changes

    Global change is increasingly affecting important terrestrial ecosystem functions such as the filtering and buffering capacity of soils, the supply of clean water, soil fertility, and consequently, the production of food, feed, and fiber. Recent studies and reports from the United Nations indicate that water and soil resources are both heavily under pressure. Worldwide about 2 billion ha of land ...

  • Launch of the 2050 Global Calculator

    It’s great to see so many of you here today. I hope I’m not being presumptuous by saying that your presence here means that we all share a common understanding – and a common objective. Everyone here understands we need to follow the science – man-made climate change is real, is already happening, and represents one of the most serious threats facing the UK, and the planet ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: Advanced water solutions for the global mining industry

    With the mining boom showing no signs of abating, significantly increased volumes of water consumption and wastewater generation will be the likely result. This is highlighting the importance of sustainable solutions, advanced water and wastewater treatment technologies, as well as innovative business models to mitigate increasing water stress. Stricter environmental regulations and enhanced ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Climate change threatens water and global food supply, say EU scientists

    Scientists from all over the world representing some of the most prestigious national academies of science from the countries of the G8 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the presidents of the European Council and the European Commission), Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa have issued a warning that is making people sit up and ...

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