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Source: The Guardian
Take a moment to reflect on the over 750 million people who do not have access to safe drinking water, and the 2.5 billion people who live without basic sanitation. We take these services as a given in the west, and we've done so...
March 22, 2014 World Water Day puts focus on new sustainability challengeSource: Fuel-fix
What does water have to do with energy? Like the song says, you can’t have one without the other. Water and energy are inseparable because water is required to produce energy, and energy is required to produce water. That’s why...
March 12, 2014 New York Times: California Drought Not from Global Warming
Breitbart News - On Sunday, The New York Times ran an opinion piece stating that the terrible ... Recent long-term droughts in western North America cannot definitively be shown to lie outside the very large envelope of natural...
March 4, 2014 Water partnership programs and watershed responsibilities: Interview with Coke's Jeff Seabright
Eco-business - This feature news is part of Singapore International Water Weekâs (SIWW) series of one-on-one interviews with global water industry leaders, Conversations with Water Leaders. In this edition, Jeff Seabright,...
February 24, 2014 BLOOMBERG VIEW: Fracking doesn't have to leave us parchedSource: Sun Herald
Among the environmental worries posed by hydraulic fracturing, including the release of methane into the air and contamination of groundwater, one has recently escalated: the concern that the enormous quantities of water used in...
February 24, 2014 How Can Asia Protect Its Water Resources? - EditorialSource: Asian Scientist
Asia’s economic growth has been one of the success stories of the 21st century. But the economic rise of countries such as China, India, Vietnam and Indonesia has created serious pressure on their environmental resources,...
February 14, 2014 Mercury News editorial: No easy answers for solving state's water shortage problemSource: Mercury News
Unless the president has found a way to issue an executive order to make it rain, the residents of Fresno are largely in for disappointment Friday when President Obama comes to town to discuss the drought. There are no easy...
January 23, 2014 The Water Crisis That Rightly Caused an UproarSource: Huff Post Blog
For thousands of Americans left reeling under the ban on tap water in West Virginia, these past weeks have been just short of a nightmare. In the blink of an eye, access to the safe water we take for granted in the United States...
September 27, 2013 Spectra Energy Betrays Community; Latest: 431.5 Thousand Cubic Feet of Nat Gas in Uncontrolled Release From Spectra Energy Facility – After 6 Months Company Still Refuses to Publicly Disclose Amount & WhySource: Mike Benard
Slick words from a Spectra Energy executive who publicly touts the company’s “continual communication and …. Discussion with stakeholders to address their issues and concerns.” By stakeholders, the company means landowners...
September 3, 2013 Why Fukushima is worse than you thinkSource: CNN
“Careless” was how Toyoshi Fuketa, commissioner of the Japanese Nuclear Regulation Authority, reportedly described the inspection quality of hundreds of water tanks at the crippled Fukushima plant following the recent discovery...
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