Pacific Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Pacific Institute
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Update from the Pacific Institute California Drought Response Group –September 30

For the latest updates about the California drought go to www.californiadrought.org.California has had several large wildfires this month. Most notably, the King Fire, which has so far burned 97,099 acres in El Dorado County near Pollock Pines, east of ... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

UN Global Compact Releases Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines

Posted on September 30, 2014The United Nations Global Compact – an initiative encouraging sustainable and socially responsible policies for businesses worldwide – released its finalized Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines on September 30. The guidelines ... [Published Water Canada - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

New Directions for ...

On October 20th, The Hamilton Project at Brookings and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment will host a forum and release new papers highlighting opportunities for improving water management in the United States in the face of scarce water ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Geothermal Visual: The Importance of Revitalizing the Salton Sea

The visual above is from a new Pacific Institute report, “Hazard’s Toll.” The report looks at what the costs will be if issues at the Salton Sea area , including water and air quality decline, are not revitalized or mitigated. Many people assign the cost ... [Published Renewable Energy World - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Failure to restore Salton Sea too risky, costly: Editorial

Plans to restore the Salton Sea to prevent an economic and environmental disaster may boil down to this: Spend a lot now or risk losing even more in generations to come.That’s the bottom line in a new report by the Pacific Institute, an environmental ... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Asia Pacific Institute of Management organizes industrial visit to Jakson Industries

Asia Pacific Institute of management organized a industrial visit for the students of PGDM (2013-15), at Jakson Industries Ltd. - Greater Noida. In this visit  PGDM (2013-15) students  participated along with the faculty members.Manager (HR) and Operations ... [Published India Infoline - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Reflections on World Water Week

Home › Contributors › › Posted September 9, 2014 in Living SustainablyLast week, I attended World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. At international conferences like this, one can feel somewhat overwhelmed by the magnitude of the problems facing humanity, ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Update from the Pacific Institute California Drought Response Group –September 9

For the latest updates about the California drought go to www.californiadrought.org. dropped several inches of rain in and around Riverside County this weekend, sending flash floods through the Coachella Valley. The California Department of Forestry and ... [Published Noodls - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Gleick Joins Government, Business, and Academic Leaders to Discuss Progress on Groundbreaking California Climate Policies

- Dr. Peter Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute and one of the world's leading experts on climate and water issues, will participate on a panel at the "Global Climate Negotiations: Lessons from California" Symposium co-hosted by the USC Schwarzenegger ... [Published Noodls - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 4 reports

Report: Salton Sea could cost $70 billion

Ignoring the Salton Sea could cost the region $70 billion over 30 years in terms of health care, property values, environmental damage and recreational dollars according to a report released Wednesday by the Pacific Institute.The 350 square-mile Salton ... [Published Imperial Valley Press - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Parched: California Drought Update

SOURCE: Sea Change Radio DESCRIPTION: As Californians continue to look beseechingly to the skies for signs of any kind of rainfall, the effects of this drought are indeed far-reaching. The policies that emerge from this disastrously dry year may ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

The bottled water industry and California's drought

Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Bottled water to be sent to Haiti on January 15, 2010 at the Zocalo Square, in Mexico City.Some California communities are keeping a closer eye on where their water comes from and where it goes. One concern is bottled water, but officials ... [Published SCPR - Sep 02 2014]

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Update from the Pacific Institute California Dr... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
UN Global Compact Releases Corporate Water Disc... [Published Water Canada - Sep 30 2014]
New Directions for ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 26 2014]
Addressing Rising Sea Levels in South Florida a... [Published Urban Land Institute - Sep 26 2014]
Bottle vs. tap: what type of water is best? [Published CBC - Sep 26 2014]
Grow more food with less water? There's an app ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 25 2014]
Geothermal Visual: The Importance of Revitalizi... [Published Renewable Energy World - Sep 25 2014]
Poll: Strong support for state water bond -- an... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Sep 24 2014]
A crude trade-off: Oil and the environment [Published The Wireless - Sep 23 2014]
Campus continues to conserve water while drough... [Published Mills College Campanil - Sep 23 2014]
The Thirsty San Diegan’s Guide to New Water Pro... [Published Voice of San Diego - Sep 23 2014]
Proposition 1: Voters to decide on $7.5 billion... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 22 2014]
Saving America's 'most endangered' river [Published CNN - Sep 21 2014]
New Groundwater Policy Brings California Into t... [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 21 2014]
SOMETHING FISHY IN COACHELLA VALLEY [Published East County Magazine - Sep 20 2014]
Canada’s booming cleantech sector is changing c... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 19 2014]
Forward, March! [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
California is (finally) taking steps to regulat... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 19 2014]
ICE starts deportation proceedings against Cost... [Published Daily Pilot - Sep 19 2014]
New Directions for U.S. Water Policy [Published Events At Stanford - Sep 18 2014]
Study: Water metering is essential to effective... [Published Central Valley Business Times - Sep 18 2014]
Cost Of Doing Nothing At The Salton Sea May Be ... [Published KPBS - Sep 18 2014]
Oil and Water: Desi Guest Hosts KPFK's 'BradCast' [Published The BRAD BLOG - Sep 18 2014]
Failure to restore Salton Sea too risky, costly... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
A persuasive case for saving the Salton Sea, Ca... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 18 2014]
Rotten-egg odor from Salton Sea prompts air qua... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 17 2014]
California's New Groundwater Law [Published National Geographic - Sep 17 2014]
New groundwater policy brings California into t... [Published NRDC Worldview - Sep 16 2014]
New groundwater policy brings California into t... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 16 2014]
What we don't know about Colorado’s stoned drivers [Published VOX.com - Sep 15 2014]
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California is (finally) taking steps to regulat... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 19 2014]
It’s taken three years of severe drought, but California is finally taking steps to regulate its groundwater — or underground reservoirs — thanks to three bills signed by Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday. Until now, water has been treated like a property ...
Oil and Water: Desi Guest Hosts KPFK's 'BradCast' [Published The BRAD BLOG - Sep 18 2014]
You might call it " The DesiCast ", as Desi Doyen of The BRAD BLOG's Green News Report sat in for me at the last minute to guest host The BradCast this week on KPFK / Pacifica Radio as my jury duty continues. It was her first time going ...
New groundwater policy brings California into t... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 16 2014]
Marcus Griswold, Water Resources Scientist, San Francisco For decades, California's voluntary Groundwater Management Plans have effectively failed to protect the people and ecosystems that depend on this water. Too many people are siphoning off water ...
9 Ways to Support San Joaquin River Restoration... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 11 2014]
Monty Schmitt, Senior Scientist, San Joaquin River Project Manager, San Francisco As I blogged about in July , CNN reporter John Sutter recently completed an amazing source-to-sea journey down the San Joaquin River. Last week he published an extraordinary ...
Reflections on World Water Week [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 10 2014]
Steve Fleischli, Director of Water Program & Senior Attorney, Santa Monica, CA Last week, I attended World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. At international conferences like this, one can feel somewhat overwhelmed by the magnitude of the problems facing ...
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Bank of America Continues to Help Address Calif... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Aug 26 2014]
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