Though not mentioned in the final agreement, water nonetheless firmly staked a spot in the global climate agenda
Report urges new regulations, research, and technology to respond to spills of diluted bitumen.
The rate of storage expansion has slowed since the mid-20th century
A new and huge city focuses on getting cleaner.
Countries see climate adaptation as a water problem
21st century conditions require big changes in approach ensuring adequate water supplies.
Supporting deals focus on low-carbon energy, natural resource protection, and disaster risk reduction.
Legislation does not authorize or fund dam removal
Initiatives show military sees serious climate and water security risks.
Water groups, active in Paris, focus on implementing a climate agreement
Opportunity to shift from coal to cleaner energy is real and needed.
Better management, research, and funding is needed
Momentum for a deal is strong.
More research and funding is needed to help understand the severity
Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding to public pressure over high-profile water pollution concerns, but have left fundamental policy changes largely untouched.
Fate of an expensive Southwest water supply project is at stake
Plan will endorse conservation, storage, and agricultural transfers as strategies to address projected water shortfall
World’s largest coal consumer’s challenge to lower climate-changing emissions.
Trifecta of drought, floods, and fighting could set the stage for a deeper food crisis in 2016.
Newer groundwater is a small fraction of total reserves