29 Jun '14, 9pm

The World Water Crisis Comes to Detroit: Sustainability Blues at #furthe... #green #ecofriendly

The World Water Crisis Comes to Detroit: Sustainability Blues at #furthe... #green #ecofriendly

Yeah, yeah… we’ve all been guilty of that one. So, now that I’m back from the 2014 Ford Trends conference (aka Further with Ford), I really want to share the session on water sustainability, scarcity , and conservation… but not in the least interesting way possible. Rather, I pulled together a whole range of social media comments through Storify, and put together the overview below (which should be much less snooze-inducing). Lots of fascinating insights into the world water crisis, and successful action from both the non-profit and for-profit sectors.

Full article: http://sustainablog.org/2014/06/world-water-crisis-comes-...

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