|Climate Risks: Are We Ready?
Climate change is high on the global agenda, especially with COP 21 at the end of this year and yet we still face major stumbling blocks. See CWR’s key takeaways from various 2014 climate conferences from climate tools, regional resiliency plans, legacy issues to limited climate funding … more
|Water Rights in China
Professor Jia Shaofeng, Deputy Director of the Center for Water Resources Research of CAS, shares his in-depth insights on water rights in China – what they are, who owns them, how can they be “traded” & why a market trading system should be the way foward … more
|Using Climate Forecasts in Supply Chains
To prevent & mitigate losses caused by climate events, the Columbia Water Center is developing advanced climate forecast products. Paulina Concha expands on this and the Center’s pilot with PepsiCo for its Frito Lay business … more
BSR – Food, Beverage and Agriculture BSR works with a broad range of agriculture, food, and beverage companies to integrate corporate responsibility into core business strategies
FAO – Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger by helping developing countries and countries in transition to modernise and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all.
|Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Heavy Metals in China
Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China
Click on the link below for a list of heavy metals and their maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the potential effects … … more
Click on the link below for a list of other pollutants (non-heavy metal), their application and maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on … … more
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