Phoenix launches a hub for the circular economy

Read the full story in GreenBiz.

The city of Phoenix and nearby Arizona State University are teaming up to launch a public-private incubator focused on finding new uses for waste from textiles, food scraps, batteries and more.

Lab Carbon Capture Technology Keeps Beer Bubbling

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Could a national lab technology that improves power plant carbon capture also help other carbon dioxide (CO2)-emitting industries save energy and money? Colorado microbrewery owners think so.

Congress to Pruitt: We’re Not Cutting EPA Budget to Trump’s Levels

Read the full story at Inside Climate.

Members of the congressional committee responsible for the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget—Republican and Democrat alike—made clear Thursday they have no intention of approving the White House’s proposal to slash the agency’s spending.

Water Management Interventions Push Scarcity Downstream

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Large-scale interventions to water resources, such as irrigation, dams and reservoirs, and water withdrawals, have been essential to human development. But interventions tend to solve water scarcity problems at a local level, while aggravating water scarcity downstream. In a new study published in the journal Nature Communications, researchers have now assessed the impacts of human interventions on water scarcity at a global scale.

How sensors could propel us closer to a resource-efficient world

Read the full story in The Guardian.

Sensors could help society conserve resources but we must ensure we have the knowledge and expertise to deal with smart tech once it reaches end-of-life.

Cities Give New Home to Climate Data Deleted by Trump

Read the full story in Governing.

More than a month after the Trump administration purged data tracking climate change from the Environmental Protection Agency’s website, the numbers are going back online in some unexpected places.

San Francisco and 11 other cities, including Atlanta, Boston, Houston and Seattle, were set to launch their own websites Sunday publishing the numbers. The information — posted here on a San Francisco city website — includes the science behind climate change, how weather patterns are impacted by it, and detailed data charting greenhouse gas emissions and temperatures around the globe.