Why There is Much to Celebrate this World Water Week

Yesterday, the 2012 World Water Week began. This annual conference in Stockholm, Sweden is the planet’s largest gathering of water-related scientists, managers, NGO leaders, and multilateral organizations. This year’s conference lies in the shadow of the coming due 2015 due date for the Millennium Development Goals related to water and sanitation.

Irrigation Equipment

The Water We Eat

The Millennium Development Goals can’t cover everything. It’s not so much a flaw in the goals as an unfortunate fact of life. One thing they don’t cover is irrigation water. In about ten years, we’re going to regret that.

Live Blogging: TEDxChange

From 10:45 am, a live blog of TEDxChange, hosted by the Gates Foundation.  Speakers at this morning's gathering include Melinda Gates, Graça Machel, Hans Rosling and Mechai Viravaidya. This event is an opportunity to take stock on the MDGs ten years in.