water footprint calculator
It's been a year since the relaunch of the Water Footprint Calculator, and the good news keeps flowing. The tool was recently selected to receive a 2016 Environmental Champion Award from the Environmental Protection Agency, the agency's highest recognition.
California officials recently indicated that they may lower mandatory water restrictions in some parts of the state. But the drought's not over, so why give the green light to a return to wasteful water ways?
This World Water Day 2016, GRACE unveiled the first and only water footprint calculator dedicated to Spanish-speakers here in the US. The White House has recognized this effort as part of their historic Water Summit, further emphasizing that it's important for all of us to help protect our water.
2015 was a big year in food and agriculture news - from severe drought in our nation's biggest food producing state, to the approval of GM salmon and lots more. Looking back on the year, we've collected six of the top food and agriculture stories of 2015.
What does "food" mean to you? A new show about the expansive topic at the Cathedral of St. Join the Divine tackles the diversity of it and delivers it well done. The show, called The Value of Food, runs through April 3, 2016. Read on to learn more about the show.
It's back to school time! Here at GRACE we're trying to make everyone's job a little easier by providing free tools and resources that both teachers and students can use in their work on sustainable food, water and energy.
While hanging out in the yard can be carefree summer fun, saving water is serious business, especially as a devastating drought continues in the southwest US. But with these tips, conserving water doesn't have to be a drag.
When athletes and their teams champion the environment, we all win. The 2013 Green Sports Alliance Summit - highlighting the sustainability efforts of over 170 teams in seven leagues - takes place in Brooklyn next week.
The flapping of a butterfly’s wings may or may not have the capacity to trigger a tornado on another continent, but without a doubt, our food, water and energy systems have profound impacts upon each other (and us, and our planet). With that in mind, we're excited to introduce our new GRACE website.
In which our resident home brew hobbyist and clean water advocate argues that craft beers strengthen communities and explores some characteristics (most of which also apply to the good food movement) of the better beer movement, particularly as it concerns local production and consumption.
Are developments in the decades-long cold war over the average water footprint of beef worth revisiting or does the grudge match remain?
Regardless of how groundbreaking or pedestrian your actions may be, Earth Day reminds us that in the end what matters is a commitment to constant effort and improvement.
There's a whole world beyond the United States with differing resources, cultures and values placed on how and why water is used. A water footprint digital visualization helps us better understand.
By addressing both direct and virtual water use, we seek to promote a water conservation ethic - so that more people will demand comprehensive freshwater conservation and efficiency.