How India responds to water challenges in the next months and years will have effects for generations.
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About J. Carl Ganter
J. Carl Ganter is co-founder and director of Circle of Blue, the internationally recognized center for original frontline reporting, research, and analysis on resource issues with a focus on the intersection between water, food, and energy.
Entries by J. Carl Ganter
A sunrise photoshoot in the drying Colorado River Basin leads to more than images — Circle of Blue director J. Carl Ganter’s meeting with Governor Stephen Lewis of the Gila River Indian Community.Circle of Blue Director J. Carl Ganter met with Governor Stephen Lewis of the Gila River Indian Community in the drying Colorado River Basin.
The Central Valley farming county has the highest number of dry wells in California.
“To take an obvious example—why does energy, a close cousin of the environmental beat, get so much more attention than water? First, energy may seem more interesting and diverse. There are wind turbines and solar panels and drilling rigs and nuclear reactors and fields of corn to make ethanol. Water, by contrast, is more drab; […]
“If we look to the past over the last two millennia, we see that multi-year droughts — some extending over a decade — were more common, recurring every 30 to 90 years in the past,” Ingram said Thursday during a conference call organized by the water news website Circle of Blue. “What we see is […]
In late November at the Summit on the Global Agenda convened in Abu Dhabi, the World Economic Forum published the new book, Sustainable Consumption: Stakeholder Perspectives. Included is this essay by J. Carl Ganter, Circle of Blue’s managing director.
Circle of Blue director J. Carl Ganter recently sat on a panel about water, environment, and food security in Colombia. See his take on this drama’s main characters in photos that he took in Cartegena’s poorest neighborhoods and how they relate to the global picture.
In stunning aerial photos, go behind the scenes with Circle of Blue director J. Carl Ganter on a morning flight above Lake Travis, just outside Austin, Texas.
Circle of Blue director J. Carl Ganter reports from World Water Week in Stockholm.
One of the greatest failures of the 21st century is that nearly a billion people don’t have access to an adequate supply of fresh water. How do we fix it? Here’s one funder’s view.