Pollution is a major driver of water scarcity in China, especially in the places where economic growth is the highest and water resources are under the most stress — China’s dry northern breadbaskets and its biggest manufacturing hubs in the south and east.
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Farmers and small town residents grapple with the pressures of an unprecedented expansion in coal mining. Photo © Aaron Jaffe / Circle of Blue Since transitioning into a new global hydrocarbon center, the Hunter Valley region — which also boasts some of Australia’s best wine valleys — has become a competitive battlefield for laborers. John […]
The scale and rapid development of the nation’s coal seam gas industry is changing the social fabric of the country’s small towns and farming regions, which have become protest centers.
Massive hydrocarbon production has created worries over water use and pollution as the “Down Under” nation rises to the top of global exporters.
The United States has — for the most part — an excellent tap water system. Much of the rest of the world wishes they had a system as good. But our tap water system is not as good as it should (or could) be and new evidence is surfacing that the fundamental national laws that […]
J. Carl Ganter, director of Circle of Blue, Rob Kerr, vice president of GlobeScan, and other water experts at World Water Week in Stockholm discuss the findings of the Circle of Blue | Globescan global water survey.
“A network of experts that reports on the global freshwater crisis, Circle of Blue needed help analyzing a global survey on attitudes toward freshwater sustainability, management, and conservation.” -Qlikview Grand Program. More on the Qlikview Grant Program. VIDEO: Qlikview & J. Carl Ganter [flv:video-circle_of_blue.flv 400 275] J. Carl Ganter speaks with Qlikview about Global Water […]