Can Economic (GDP) Growth Be Environmentally Sustainable, & Can It Be Decoupled From Environmental Degradation & Resource Use?

Can Economic (GDP) Growth Be Environmentally Sustainable, & Be Decoupled From Environmental Degradation & Resource Use?

In this guide, we look at whether a country’s economic growth (of GDP) can be decoupled or separated from impact on the environment and resource use. The implication of these findings is that endless GDP growth as a success measure for a country is either sustainable, or unsustainable. If it’s unsustainable, countries might need to … Read more Can Economic (GDP) Growth Be Environmentally Sustainable, & Can It Be Decoupled From Environmental Degradation & Resource Use?

Pros & Cons Of Water Recycling, Reuse & Reclamation

Pros & Cons Of Water Recycling, Reuse & Reclamation

Water recycling, also referred to as reclamation or reuse, is one of the ways different cities across the world are attempting to address their water issues. In this guide, we list and explain the different pros and cons to water recycling.   Summary – Pros & Cons Of Water Recycling, Reuse & Reclamation Water recycling … Read more Pros & Cons Of Water Recycling, Reuse & Reclamation

Cities & Countries With The Best Fresh Water Supplies & Resources (& Cleanest & Safest Drinking Water & Tap Water)

Cities & Countries With The Best Fresh Water Supplies & Resources (Drinking Water, Tap Water, & Other Fresh Water)

In this guide, we attempt to identify the cities and countries with the best fresh water supplies and resources. We look at measurables such as total amount of fresh water resources, how clean and safe tap and drinking water is, and other quantity and quality related factors for fresh water supplies in a given region … Read more Cities & Countries With The Best Fresh Water Supplies & Resources (& Cleanest & Safest Drinking Water & Tap Water)

The Different Sources Of Fresh Water (Natural & Man Made)

The Different Sources Of Fresh Water (Natural & Man Made)

The following is a short list of the different sources of fresh water, and a description of each.   Surface Water Includes sources such as lakes, rivers, dams, and so on. Dams are a man made surface water source. They renew when rain water falls directly into them, or when catchment areas funnel water into … Read more The Different Sources Of Fresh Water (Natural & Man Made)

A List Of The Different Ways To Sustainably Use & Manage Water Across Society

A List Of The Different Ways To Sustainably Use & Manage Water 

The terms ‘saving water, ‘water conservation’ and ‘sustainable use of water’ are fairly general, and can be used to refer to a number of things. In this guide, we specifically outline the different ways to sustainably use and manage water, and give examples of how they can be practically implemented.   Summary – Different Ways … Read more A List Of The Different Ways To Sustainably Use & Manage Water Across Society

Solutions To Improve Water Quality Related Problems

Solutions To Improve Water Quality Related Problems

Water quantity and water quality are the two main categories of global water problems. This is a very short guide outlining potential solutions to global water quality related problems.   Summary – Water Quality Related Problems, & Solutions For water to be of adequate quality, it needs to be in an adequate condition for it’s … Read more Solutions To Improve Water Quality Related Problems

Solutions To Water Scarcity, Water Stress, Water Shortages, & Other ‘Water Quantity’ Related Problems

Solutions To Water Scarcity, Water Stress, & Other 'Water Quantity' Related Problems

Water scarcity and high water stress are ‘water quantity’ related global (fresh) water problems. There are general solutions to these problems, whilst other solutions are far more specific to a local region or city (as different regions and cities around the world have different natural conditions/climates, and water supply related variables to deal with). Solutions … Read more Solutions To Water Scarcity, Water Stress, Water Shortages, & Other ‘Water Quantity’ Related Problems

Most Water Scarce & Water Stressed Countries & Cities In The World (Now, & Forecast Into The Future)

Most Water Scarce & Water Stressed Countries & Cities In The World (Now, & Forecast Into The Future)

Water scarcity and water stress are problems generally related to inadequate internal fresh water resources to meet demand (withdrawal) on those resources. Different countries, cities and regions experience different levels of water stress, and some experience water scarcity. In this guide, we look at the places that have the worst problems right now, and also … Read more Most Water Scarce & Water Stressed Countries & Cities In The World (Now, & Forecast Into The Future)