Tag: sustainable development

Sustainable development (SD) is a process for meeting human development goals while maintaining the ability of natural systems to continue to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services upon which the economy and society depend[citation needed]. While the modern concept of sustainable development is derived most strongly from the 1987 Brundtland Report, it is rooted in earlier ideas about sustainable forest management and twentieth century environmental concerns.

Challenges to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Challenges to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Challenges to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have been increasing in intensity for years. If the NFIP is not reauthorized by elected federal officials by the September 30 deadline—something still undetermined as we go to press with this article—existing flood insurance policies will remain intact, but new ones cannot

MGX Minerals Engineering Partner PurLucid Awarded C$8.2M to Manufacture and Deploy Wastewater Treatment Systems Central to MGXs Petrolithium Recovery Process

MGX Minerals Engineering Partner PurLucid Awarded C$8.2M to Manufacture and Deploy Wastewater Treatment Systems Central to MGXs Petrolithium Recovery Process

MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE: XMG / FKT: 1MG / OTC: MGXMF) is pleased to report that engineering partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions (“PurLucid”) has been awarded a non-repayable contribution totaling up to C$8.2 million in government funding to support the commercialization of a low energy water treatment

Global Solar Council and International Desalination Association to Promote Worldwide Seawater Desalination Technologies Powered by Solar Photovoltaic

Global Solar Council and International Desalination Association to Promote Worldwide Seawater Desalination Technologies Powered by Solar Photovoltaic

The Global Solar Council (GSC) and the International Desalination Association (IDA) announce they have signed an agreement to promote desalination technologies powered by solar power.

The agreement, signed at the 2017 IDA World Congress in São Paulo, Brazil, aims to accelerate the potential for cost reductions and innovative solar energy solutions to desalination by sharing best

Paying for Damages

Paying for Damages

Challenges to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have been increasing in intensity for years. If the NFIP is not reauthorized by elected federal officials by the September 30 deadline—something still undetermined as we go to press with this article—existing flood insurance policies will remain intact, but new ones cannot

Contains Artificial Intelligence

Contains Artificial Intelligence

When I first started working for MSW Management, the extent of my waste management knowledge was that I took our full bins down to the curb Tuesday mornings and then brought them back empty behind the garage in the afternoon. Of course, I learned on day one that there’s an

WEFTEC 2017 “Can’t Miss Events” for Wednesday, Oct. 4

WEFTEC 2017 “Can’t Miss Events” for Wednesday, Oct. 4

WEFTEC is the best place for water professionals to learn, connect, and explore new ways to create the future of water. More than 20,000 water professionals and 1,000 water companies will attend the Water Environment Federation (WEF)’s 90th annual technical exhibition and conference at McCormick Place in Chicago, September

140 Tons of Fat

140 Tons of Fat

A colossal beast has overtaken the city of London, threatening its infrastructure and horrifying inhabitants. It’s a sinister, smelly beast of a sewer blockage lurking beneath city streets.

The Whitechapel fatburg, as the clog is called, is a concrete-like formation of fat, intermingled with disposable wipes, diapers, condoms, and feminine

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