By Becky Striepe on December 17, 2012
We’re lucky to turn on the tap and have clean, drinkable water flow right out whenever we need it, but not everyone is so lucky. In much of the developing world, water is a scarce, precious resource. Women tend to carry the burden of water collection, traveling miles each day to carry water home for her family. And even then, that water is not always clean.
By Becky Striepe on May 25, 2011
It’s been a little while since we’ve talked about fracking in this space, and it’s become a big part of the discourse surrounding our energy future and our water supply. A recent music video breaks down the issue very succinctly, and I thought I’d share it here.
By Becky Striepe on October 25, 2010
Researchers at MIT have developed a portable, solar-powered desalination system that’s efficient even in overcast weather.