The Stream, November 15: ‘Waterless’ Fracking?

Where are the world’s biggest sources of renewable energy? According to The Economist, while wind and solar power are growing strongly, hydropower — the biggest source of renewables — has only added 3 percent to capacity.

The inventor of “waterless” fracking tells InsideClimate why his method could be a game-changer for the energy industry.

We are hitting the ceiling of environmental processes at the planetary scale, according to Professor Johan Rockström from the Stockholm Environmental Institute. Here he explains the water-food nexus.

Africa needs strategic agriculture investments more than food aid, according to a recent report by African Monitor, The Development Newswire reported.

The concentration risk after the devastating Thai floods may spur Japanese manufacturers to shift their operations to Indonesia and Vietnam, Bloomberg reported.

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