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November 9, 2015 The Role of Global Warming in the California DroughtSource: Decoded Science
Over 71 percent of the state is still experiencing extreme drought conditions, and 46 percent is still experiencing exceptional drought, the most severe drought category.
November 6, 2015 Why You Should Worry About Water
FORTUNE - There is no manufacturing without water. Water is the key issue.â?? The î??World Economic Forumî?? listed â??water crisesâ?? as its top global risk in 2015. A changing climate could...
October 16, 2015 Britain's water crisisSource: The Guardian
The immediate cause of the early drying out at the source of the Ouse was simply that there was not enough water in the underground aquifer on which it feeds. But that turns out to be part of something bigger.
The key point here is that the nature of fracking is far more akin to a standardised, repeated, manufacturing-like process, rather than the oneoff, large-scale engineering projects that characterise many conventional oil...
September 29, 2015 Global Water Crisis Is Wrong, Tragic and UnnecessarySource: Huff Post
If you don't know about the water crisis, you should. About 2.5 billion people are affected. They lack clean water and a toilet. Each day, kids miss school, moms walk miles and families get sick from unsafe water. And too many...
September 24, 2015 Water shortage is one of the top global risks, how can we avert it?Source: The Guardian
Unsustainable levels of water are being extracted from many of the world’s fresh water ecosystems: up to 80%-90% of water is already being used in many arid and semi-arid river basins where water is scarce, according to the World...
September 17, 2015 The 5 Trends Behind the Water CrisisSource: Business2Community.com
The San Joaquin Valley in California is the epicenter of high- end agriculture, with more grapes, oranges, peaches, vegetables, almonds, and pistachios produced there than anywhere else in the US. But already parts of the Valley...
September 3, 2015 EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisanceSource: Reuters
The extent to which cities are making natural infrastructure an integral part of their water management plans is new, says Katie Arkema, senior scientist at the Natural Capital Project, an early proponent of resilient...
Source: The State Press
To its credit, Arizona is one of the best-prepared states for drought in the nation. As early as 1980, the state legislature enacted policies to support water conservation and sustainable water supply. The state legislature has...
July 24, 2015 Isaac Orr: No, fracking isn't causing earthquakesSource: Grand Forks Herald
The increase in earthquakes in these two states likely is due to the disposing of wastewater generated during the hydraulic fracturing process, not the fracturing process itself. The U.S. Geological Survey has stated, "Hydraulic...
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