air and water pollution, public water supply, research, study

Is Your Drinking Water Safe to Drink?

From Legionella bacteria and non-tuberculous mycobacteria, safe transport of mains drinking water depends on best practice and good policy, environmental health experts say. However, Flinders University academics warn current systems and legislation may not always be supported by solid scientific research or best practices in public health. Flinders University Associate Professor Richard Bentham, who presented ...

Troy Oakes

Drinking water taps.

China: One of the Biggest Climate Change Enablers in the World

China’s growth will play a crucial role in determining the trajectory of how the world deals with climate change. After all, the country is responsible for about 25 percent of global climate pollution and burns almost half of the world’s coal supply each year. Unfortunately, things might even get worse. “In 15 years, about 250 ...

Max Lu

Air pollution in China.

What the UN Sustainable Development Goals Mean for China

Following the UN’s recent release of their 17 sustainable goals this fall, the Chinese government is taking a step back to look at just how they can contribute to meeting these goals by 2030 despite still having air pollution so bad that it has contributed to 1.6 million deaths per year in the country. These goals aim to ...

Nspirement Staff

Environmental sustainability.