Saturday, March 31, 2012
The Water-Energy Crunch is a clash of essential needs. Humans are thirsty creatures who need water to drink and bathe, but also to produce most forms of energy. No water, no energy, and nothing goes on. Literally.How we resolve the competition between water and energy needs is a defining issue of this century. "The Water-Energy Crunch," a co-production of IEEE Spectrum Magazine and the National Science Foundation.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
By Richard Yeh : Producer, WNYC News
Mention hydropower and images of massive dams and turbines come to mind. But some local lawmakers are taking aim at a smaller and less visible scale: inside the city’s infrastructure for water supply and wastewater treatment.