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Dr. Peter Gleick
Nearly two years ago, Science magazine published the following Lead Letter, signed by 255 members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences addressing attacks on the integrity of climate science. The science has continued to strengthen, the evidence in real world observations has become even stronger and more obvious.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in its first-ever inventory of the state of federal flood control systems, found that 22 percent of the levees surveyed were rated “unacceptable”, according to the Associated Press. The corps, claiming the threat of terrorism and sabotage, would not say why those levees were so rated. Some 40 percent […]
 
Singapore water recycle
Insufficient media coverage of the science behind water management undermines public engagement and understanding, according to a recent study.
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An independent investigation by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, found no grounds for climate skeptics’ concerns about global warming figures, the Guardian reported. The study compiled more than a billion temperature records dating back to the 1800s from 15 sources around the world and found that the average global land temperature has risen […]
 
Climate Change Deniers Cherry Picking Data
In 2009, Harrison Schmitt, a former senator, astronaut, and self-described climate "denier" (and potentially the Energy Secretary to the new New Mexican governor), sent a paper to NASA riddled with long-debunked errors of science. Others have written about this paper, taking it apart error by error. But this week, some of those errors reappeared
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Choke Point: U.S. series chronicles collision between nation's increasing energy demand and diminishing water supply
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An analysis of the special interest rhetoric behind climate changes biggest naysayers.
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Circle of Blue featured the Daedalus, the journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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Fear of Knowledge and <span class=Science" title="Fear of Knowledge and Science" width="290" height="217" class="alignright size-full wp-image-6531" />As more and more of the world looks to knowledge, education and science as the routes out of poverty and conflict, parts of America seems to be slipping back toward the Dark Ages,
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Circle of Blue and Scientists & Engineers for America (SEA) will together cover the upcoming presidential election – polling candidates on their water and science policies.
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