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Water + Climate
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Circle of Blue combines data and geopolitical analysis to identify 10 places where water issues could undermine civic stability.

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Finance and environmental groups develop new standards for evaluating water risk

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Food crisis continues in midst of severe El Nino drought.

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Bankruptcies, project shutdowns, regulation, and emission limits curb enthusiasm for fossil fuels.

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SG delivers remarks at the closing ceremony of COP21

Though not mentioned in the final agreement, water nonetheless firmly staked a spot in the global climate agenda

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Countries see climate adaptation as a water problem

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Lake Powell and nearby surburbs is seen from an Eco-Flight plane giving students tours, looking at water and energy issues along the Upper Colorado River. The Glen Canyon Dam was built to store water inaddition to providing power for states down river making Lake Powell. When the lake is full 3 to 4 percent of the water is lost due to evorporation. Photo by Heather Rousseau, courtesy of Eco-Flight

21st century conditions require big changes in approach ensuring adequate water supplies.

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ParisCOP21

Supporting deals focus on low-carbon energy, natural resource protection, and disaster risk reduction.

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Initiatives show military sees serious climate and water security risks.

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Water groups, active in Paris, focus on implementing a climate agreement

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Opportunity to shift from coal to cleaner energy is real and needed.

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Better management, research, and funding is needed

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Momentum for a deal is strong.

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Australia, which suffered the severe consequences of a deep drought that ended in 2012, made big investments in coal production and export infrastructure. The question is, will that investment have substantial value over the 35-year design life of the facilities? Here, a coal loading terminal near Sydney.

U.S. Congress on an island of reflexive denial.

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Locusts

Trifecta of drought, floods, and fighting could set the stage for a deeper food crisis in 2016.

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El Nino Droughts Take Toll in Africa Asia and the Pacific

Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water shortages, failed harvests, and food insecurity.

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A prescribed burn near Butler Creek in California's western Klamath Mountains clears 5.6 hectares (14 acres) of underbrush to serve as a firebreak when the next big wildfire races through the area.

Prescribed burns tested in Klamath Mountains.

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Over the last quarter century, and with quickening resolve during the last decade, Oakland underwent a city makeover.  Ardently supported by residents and business executives, the city steadily injected much more ecologically sensitive operating practices into its operating systems – from waste management to transit, energy efficient building codes to carbon-limiting port and electrical utility operations. Downtown open spaces now are alive with business and civic energy.

Quality of life and economy thrives with greater care for water, energy, air, and waste.

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SanitationMap

Sarina Prabasi is the CEO of WaterAid America, part of the international organization WaterAid working to improve access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene. She talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to achieve universal and equitable sanitation access.

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WaterAccessMap

Elynn Walter is the sustainability director at WASH Advocates, a Washington, D.C.-based initiative that aims to increase awareness of the global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge and solutions, and to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources devoted to those solutions throughout the developing world. She talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to achieve universal drinking water access.

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