Future Technologies for Water Competition Deadline Approaching

July 23, 2014

The deadline to submit an application for the FTW (Future Technologies for Water) Competition is July 31. The competition aims to identify breakthrough technologies for safe water with a sustainable business plan with wide-scale applicability. The first-place winner will receive … Continued

Water Institute Data Featured in 2014 UN Millennium Development Goals Report

July 23, 2014

UNC Water Institute data on fecal contamination of drinking water in low- and middle-income countries is featured on page 44 of the 2014 UN Millennium Development Goals report. To view the full report: http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/2014%20MDG%20report/MDG%202014%20English%20web.pdf.  

Does Water Conservation Have To Be The Enemy Of Financial Stability?

July 23, 2014

The Environmental Finance Center at UNC’s newest water conservation tool was recently featured on National Geographic’s NewsWatch blog. For more information: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/07/16/does-water-conservation-have-to-be-the-enemy-of-financial-stability/.  

Life On The Rocks

July 15, 2014

A UNC-TV Science piece on health and diversity of rocky offshore ocean bottom areas being explored by UNC researchers that could be used for renewable energy development. For more information: http://science.unctv.org/content/life-rocks.  

Environmental Finance: Applied Abroad

July 15, 2014

A group of students, researchers, and environmental professionals affiliated with the Environmental Finance Center at UNC are spending three weeks in Quito, Ecuador, this summer to participate in an Applied Environmental Finance program to explore the financial, political, governance, and … Continued