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Second Order Change in Agricultural Sustainability: Bedouins in Israel

Second Order Change in Agricultural Sustainability: Bedouins in Israel

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A new model sustainability project has been launched in the desert east of the Dead Sea. It is a close collaboration between both Jewish and Arab communities in an effort to demonstrate cooperative efforts in agricultural and renewable resource management. …

Keep the Baby AND the Bath Water

Keep the Baby AND the Bath Water

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Many water delivery systems originate from the nineteenth century, repair and replacement issues are relatively widespread, especially in large urban areas. Herein lies a possible solution. The potential to combine attitude adjustment and ingenuity can derive significant results. For example, If fresh, clean ground water was regarded as precious in…

Water Sustainability — Women, Water and Passion

Water Sustainability — Women, Water and Passion

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The IFAD Gender and Water Report gives some startling facts about the difficulties faced by poor women in the developing world...just in their efforts to get water to their families every day. …

Gold Is Green

Gold Is Green

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Byproducts of inflation are debt, wild speculation and increased volatility – booms and busts. Most important from the environmental perspective is that monetary inflation results in persistent generalized increases in consumer prices. This creates a mindset of buy now before prices go up further - exactly what policy makers want.…