Since 1992, international climate justice activists have been holding World Water Day to inspire thinking and action on the importance of water. The theme for 2020 is “Water and Climate Change” and explores how the two issues are inextricably linked.
That link is top of mind at CSI’s Climate Ventures, where we are operating a six month accelerator called Earth Tech. Participants are social entrepreneurs working on climate or freshwater technology solutions that will positively impact communities and ecosystems across Canada.
We still have time to stop and reverse global warming, and, in the process, give rise to the next economy – one that is just, carbon neutral, circular, and regenerative. Here are seven participants to learn about this World Water Day.
With their patented BioNanoCoil, a biopolymeric technology, Biopolynet tunes the rheology of water in the conventional industries to boost their circular economy and significantly decrease their wastewater streams.
Poor water quality and infrastructure management have a direct impact on citizens’ health and quality of life. New technologies such as artificial intelligence can support municipalities in their strategic decision-making. CANN Forecast develops smart decision tools for the proactive management of urban waters.
Clean Nature developed and proposes guiA, an innovative and effective smart decision-making tool to prepare, intervene and adapt road-salt spreading more efficiently while reducing costs and environmental impacts.
EAIGLE is an Intelligent Video Analytics Platform based on machine learning and artificial intelligence for freshwater monitoring, automation and control, and sustainable operation in aquatics through real-time occupancy monitoring.
RainStick Shower is a recirculating shower that saves 80% water and 80% energy but feels like a high-pressure shower. Water at the end of your shower is safe enough to drink.
SENTRY is a unique bio-electrode sensor platform that provides real-time microbial performance and water quality monitoring for wastewater and water treatment facilities.
Water Rangers builds tools to empower anyone to learn about, test and act to protect freshwater. Through an open-data platform and simple water testkits, they are transforming water stewardship.
Do you have a product, service, or strategy to help tackle the climate crisis and put people and planet first? Climate Ventures provides coworking, community, and programs to accelerate your success and amplify your impact.