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India At least 28 people have died and 1,500 communities have been flooded in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state following heavy rainstorms in the Himalayas, Reuters reported. Dams in the mountains are already overflowing and exacerbating the flooding, which is expected to continue with more rain forecast for the region. A break in a major […]

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Droughts and water scarcity in Texas, Colorado and Mississippi might be dominating the headlines, but some Northeast U.S. states are running into water-supply challenges of their own. The University of Connecticut, NPR reported, wanted to use water from a local river in its expansion plans, but some fear climate variability and distance from the river’s […]

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The Guardian explores how Costa Rica has implemented a green economy, which places a monetary value on ecosystem services, to protect resources like forests and water. Officials in Mumbai have warned that water rationing will likely occur after July 15 due to dwindling water supplies in India’s most populous city, The Times of India reported. […]

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CO2 IMPACT ranks the world’s top 10 most “resilient cities,” or those that are working to transition to a low-carbon economy while also preparing to avert the worst of climate change. The Financial Times details how Germany plans to phase out nuclear energy and replace it with renewable sources in the next decade. The transition […]

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Within six to eight months, S2C Global Systems will ship water from Alaska to a hub in India.

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Water shipped in large tankers designed for oil as a supply solution to the global freshwater crisis?

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Pakistan’s first urban rainwater harvesting system has been installed in the capital city Islamabad.

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Many Indian cities lack sufficient water supplies. Urban growth is making it difficult and expensive to build the dams, pipelines and canals used in the modern era to supply cities with water. In comparison, rainwater harvesting systems are a low-cost, low-impact way for cities to increase supplies.

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A below-average monsoon has brought government-imposed limits on water use and public anger in Mumbai, a city that already faces low water levels.

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Mumbai’s weather goes from one extreme to another, as heavy monsoon rains follow a prolonged dry spell in western India.

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Citizens in Mumbai, India, are battling both blazing heat and a water shortage, as the city taps deep into its reserves to meet its daily water requirements.

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MUMBAI – Eco-petition, an annual student writing competition sponsored by international products company Henkel India Ltd., has announced that this year’s theme is water.

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MUMBAI – Ninety-two years from now, all these landmarks of Mumbai will be underwater. That’s the apocalypse scenario drawn up in a report titled ‘Climate Migrants in South Asia: Estimates and Solutions’ that has been commissioned by Greenpeace, a non-government organization.

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