Pacific Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Pacific Institute
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Is California the next fracking frontier?

California's Monterey Shale formation contains more shale oil than anywhere else in the country, but its geology and dry climate make it difficult to extract. Extremely dry conditions are also taking a toll on California's power plants. By Ken Silverstein ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

How enlightened self-interest in sustainable water helps business

Water challenges are not just an issue for companies with operations and/or suppliers in developing countries. They are confronting businesses here and now in the United States. And while the current drought in California and the Southwest or last year's ... [Published GreenBiz - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Rajasthan PC-PMT: Online application available

IndiaToday.inNew Delhi, April 9, 2014 | UPDATED 17:09 ISTFederation of Private Medical and Dental College of Rajasthan, has invited applications for All India Private College Pre-Medical Test (PC-PMT) 2014.The PC-PMT 2014 entrance exam is held to test ... [Published India Today - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Hong Kong's youth generally filial to parents: study

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.HONG KONG, April 7 (Xinhua) Hong Kong's young people are generally filial to their parents, but may not consider their parents' orders to be absolute, a report from the Commission on Youth of Hong Kong published on Monday ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 2 reports

Maine has what businesses want H20

Maine is rich in one resource that lots of businesses are starting to think about.A new survey of 50 Fortune 500 and publicly traded companies by the Pacific Institute and VOX Global finds that ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Asia Pacific Announces International Summer School On Ict For Democracy

Asia Pacific Institute of Management, ranked amongst top 10 B-schools in North India, are pleased to announce that the International Summer time University on “Information & Communication Technology (ICT) for Democracy" was organized by the institute ... [Published Online PR News - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

California drought: State needs to rethink how it uses water

One peril of being human is that we often respond poorly to crises. Because we now face one of the worst droughts in California history, the stage is set to flirt with error on a scale as colossal as the crisis itself.The House of Representatives , for ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Survey Reveals Current, Future Water Risks for Major U.S. Corporations

A new survey of major U.S. corporations released by the Pacific Institute and VOX Global, titled “Bridging Concern and Action: Are US Companies Prepared for Looming Water Challenges?,” reveals that most companies believe water challenges will significantly ... [Published Water & Wastes Digest - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Snowpack expected to be very low

In the water world, there's nothing funny about April 1.Not during a drought.The date is significant, because California's wettest months are now behind it. The most pivotal snow surveys of the season are scheduled for today in the high Sierra, where ... [Published Recordnet.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

State snowpack estimated at 30 percent of normal

Water experts called for increased water conservation measures Monday as they discussed California’s water supply.The situation is grim.California is in a severe drought, with every part of the state feeling some degree of water stress, said Peter Gleick, ... [Published Imperial Valley Press - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

PlattForm to Sponsor Annual Best Practices and Business Conference

PlattForm, a leading provider of comprehensive marketing and enrollment management services to colleges and universities worldwide, will sponsor The Pacific Institute Education Initiative's Best Practices and Business Conference, to be held April 2-3 ... [Published Digital Journal - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Peter van Dyk is now CIO at Best Pacific Institute of Education

Peter van Dyk recently joined Best Pacific Institute of Education as chief information officer.Best Pacific Institute of Education is New Zealand’s largest Pasifika-focused private training establishment. It was founded in West Auckland in 1988, offering ... [Published CIO New Zealand - Mar 24 2014]

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...energy solutions supports British Columbia's position as a global leader in the cleanclean tech sector," said Environment Minister Mary Polak. "I congratulate Diacarbon in its commercial demonstration of this sustainable fuel."
..."About 25 percent of fresh water that we use in the US goes to grow food that never gets eaten," she said. "Anytime we let food go to waste, we're leaving water on the table."
"Because you'll no doubt get some naysayers reading Pique , it's worth pointing out that all of the IPCC reports are signed off on by all of the countries that are signatories to the UN Framework Convention On Climate Change, which is about 194 countries" says Tom Pedersen, executive director for the multi-university Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, or PICS, which issued a report last fall on the...
This is of one of the key findings of a new study released by the PacificPacific Institute and VOX Global, "Bridging Concern and Action: Are US Companies Prepared for Looming Water Challenges?" Based on a survey of over 50 companies, it reveals that most participating companies believe water challenges significantly will worsen in the next five...

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BC Bioenergy Network funds pilot torrefaction p... [Published Biomass Magazine - 6 hours ago]
Dieting for Drought [Published East Bay Express - Apr 16 2014]
Helping First-Time Moms Cited as Example of Eff... [Published NJ Spotlight - Apr 14 2014]
Is California the next fracking frontier? [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 11 2014]
No more time for failed old-think [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
How enlightened self-interest in sustainable wa... [Published GreenBiz - Apr 10 2014]
Blue carbon pilot project in Comox Valley getti... [Published Comox Valley Record - Apr 10 2014]
WaterSmart Syncs With Opower for Behavioral Rep... [Published Greentech Media - Apr 09 2014]
Hershey : New Survey Reveals Current and Future... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 09 2014]
Corporate Water Stewardship Focus of CEO Water ... [Published Justmeans - Apr 09 2014]
On the back of an envelope: That glass of water... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 09 2014]
Rajasthan PC-PMT: Online application available [Published India Today - Apr 09 2014]
TOP GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS PLEDGE TO SUPPORT WATE... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 08 2014]
Tap This: Why You Simply MUST Filter Your Water [Published Epoch Times - Apr 08 2014]
WATER STEWARDSHIP: THE NEXT "BIG THING" [Published Water Environment Federation - Apr 07 2014]
Hong Kong's youth generally filial to parents: ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 07 2014]
Hong Kong's youth generally filial to parents: ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 07 2014]
Will You Benefit if California Addresses its Mo... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Apr 06 2014]
Will You Benefit if California Addresses its Mo... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 06 2014]
Maine has what businesses want H20 [Published Big News Network - Apr 06 2014]
San Joaquin Valley sinking as groundwater store... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 06 2014]
Detroit's fast track to private water risks hig... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 06 2014]
Maine has what businesses want: H20 [Published WMTW - Apr 06 2014]
Ready or Not: Water Is Quickly Becoming an Econ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 03 2014]
California farmers: Drill, baby, drill (for wat... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 03 2014]
Is it All the Same? Understanding Water Scarcit... [Published 2Degrees - Apr 03 2014]
Asia Pacific Announces International Summer Sch... [Published Online PR News - Apr 03 2014]
High internet coverage will challenge Vanuatu Govt [Published ABC Radio Australia - Apr 03 2014]
Chinese Medicine, Modern Practice [Published MidWeek - Apr 02 2014]
CA Farmers: Drill, Baby, Drill (for Water, That... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 02 2014]
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On the back of an envelope: That glass of water... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 09 2014]
California, and much of the southwestern US, is in a severe drought. Again. And as appropriate, there is growing debate about what we, as citizens, communities, corporations, and governments should do to tackle water shortages and the bigger question ...
California farmers: Drill, baby, drill (for wat... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 03 2014]
California is locked in an epochal drought – and yet produce aisles nationwide still brim with reasonably prices fruit and vegetables from the Golden State. How does California continue providing half of U.S.-grown vegetables under such parched conditions? ...
New Survey Reveals Current and Future Water Ris... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Apr 01 2014]
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of major U.S. corporations released today by the Pacific Institute and VOX Global, titled "Bridging Concern and Action: Are US Companies Prepared for Looming Water Challenges?," reveals that most ...
Update on the California Drought (March 31, 201... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 31 2014]
The end of the rainy season in California is arriving in a few weeks, and the April 1st snowpack measurement, which is a key indicator of water conditions, is tomorrow. As we approach the dry spring and summer months, the scope and severity of California’s ...
Pacific Nations Need Help Away From Aid [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 20 2014]
Long-term dependence on development aid in Pacific Island nations, many of which have been independent for 30-40 years, continues to cause concern. The World Bank reports that overseas development assistance (ODA) to the region amounts to 469 dollars ...
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