Pacific Institute

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Name: Pacific Institute
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

New Directions for U.S. Water Policy

. 9:00 AM.Location: Paul Brest Hall Stanford University 555 Salvatierra Walk Palo Alto, California 94305On October 20th, The Hamilton Project at Brookings and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment will host a forum and release new papers ... [Published Events At Stanford - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Study: Water metering is essential to effective water management

am • More than 219,000 urban water connections in the state remain unmetered• “They can produce considerable local water savings” Water meters are an essential element of effective water management, particularly during the drought, says a new study by ... [Published Central Valley Business Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 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 - 21 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Oil and Water: Desi Guest Hosts KPFK's 'BradCast'

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 ... [Published The BRAD BLOG - 11 hours ago]
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 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 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]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Pacific Institute receives grant for California drought efforts

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Bank of America Charitable Foundation provided the Pacific Institute with a $250,000 grant to help address the severe drought and ongoing water challenges in California and support the institute’s drought research and response efforts, ... [Published Water Technology Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Grant from Bank of America Supports California Drought Research and Solution Effort

- Oakland, CA: The Pacific Institute is pleased to announce a commitment from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to help address the severe drought and ongoing water challenges in California. The $250,000 grant will support the Pacific Institute's ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Free Roundtable on Water Stewardship

A 2014 Pacific Institute and VOX Global survey of major U.S. corporations found that 60% of companies believe water challenges will negatively affect business growth and profitability within five years. Despite growing concerns, most companies are not ... [Published Justmeans - Aug 25 2014]

Quotes

In an editorial published by the Imperial Valley Press, Kevin Kelley, General Manager for the IID wrote: "...there is something else that remains unchanged by the outcome of this bill, and it looms larger than the particular attributes – minus the emissions of natural gas – of the untapped geothermal energy resource at the Salton Sea, or the lithium-rich content of the brine stream there or the ongoing drought or even the fate of the nation’s largest agricultural-to-urban water transfer on which the disposition of the restoration/mitigation question depends."
You might call it " The DesiCast ", as Desi Doyen of The BRAD BLOG's Green News Report"
..."We really need two things," says Gleick. "We need smart monitoring and management of groundwater. And we need some rain."
"Despite our results, I still think that marijuana contributes to crash risk," lead author Edward Romano told the New York Times , "only that its contribution is not as important as it was expected."

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New Directions for U.S. Water Policy [Published Events At Stanford - 2 hours ago]
Study: Water metering is essential to effective... [Published Central Valley Business Times - 4 hours ago]
Cost Of Doing Nothing At The Salton Sea May Be ... [Published KPBS - 5 hours ago]
Oil and Water: Desi Guest Hosts KPFK's 'BradCast' [Published The BRAD BLOG - 11 hours ago]
Failure to restore Salton Sea too risky, costly... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - 21 hours ago]
A persuasive case for saving the Salton Sea, Ca... [Published Los Angeles Times - 23 hours ago]
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]
Portland's India-Inspired Pop-Up Taste-Off: Pon... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
Exhibit recounts Shanghai's Jewish refugees in ... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 12 2014]
Lavender lattes and mousse at ‘Little and Much’ [Published Korea Herald - Sep 12 2014]
Drought, California Agriculture and Water Effic... [Published Triple Pundit - Sep 12 2014]
IN SEARCH OF MANPOWER [Published The Statesman - Sep 11 2014]
9 Ways to Support San Joaquin River Restoration... [Published NRDC Worldview - Sep 11 2014]
9 Ways to Support San Joaquin River Restoration... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 11 2014]
Asia Pacific Institute of Management organizes ... [Published India Infoline - Sep 10 2014]
Reflections on World Water Week [Published NRDC Worldview - Sep 10 2014]
Reflections on World Water Week [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 10 2014]
Update from the Pacific Institute California Dr... [Published Noodls - Sep 09 2014]
Gov. Brown joins Schwarzenegger, top experts fo... [Published Noodls - Sep 09 2014]
Schwarzenegger Praises California Climate Chang... [Published KPBS - Sep 09 2014]
Canadians remain world-class water wasters [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 09 2014]
Despite Fears, No Clear Connection Between Pot ... [Published Fix.com - Sep 09 2014]
Rethinking Water Use in Buildings [Published Pike Research - Sep 08 2014]
Peter Gleick Joins Government, Business, and Ac... [Published Noodls - Sep 08 2014]
Inaction to stop Salton Sea shrinkage could cos... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Sep 08 2014]
U.S. Approves Fracking on Federal Land in Calif... [Published AllGov - Sep 07 2014]
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Oil and Water: Desi Guest Hosts KPFK's 'BradCast' [Published The BRAD BLOG - 11 hours ago]
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 ...
Rethinking Water Use in Buildings [Published Pike Research - Sep 08 2014]
Bad news about the water supply keeps rolling in.  In July, a study on the groundwater in the Colorado Basin found that 53 million acre-feet of water (65 billion cubic meters) had been depleted between December 2004 and November 2013.  The historic ...
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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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