Entries by Circle of Blue

Michel Jarraud: Water Can Be Fought Over or Shared, But Cooperation Brings More Benefits for All

For World Water Day 2013, Skoll World Forum and Circle of Blue asked four of the world’s leading water experts to weigh in. Here is what Michel Jarraud, chair of UN-Water and Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, had to say about the potential for cooperation around water.

Ned Breslin: An Inside Look at Water for People’s ‘Everyone Forever’ Initiative

For World Water Day 2013, Skoll World Forum and Circle of Blue asked four of the world’s leading water experts to weigh in. Here is what Ned Breslin, CEO of Water For People, had to say about what WASH nonprofits can do to reach full coverage.

Sylvia Lee: Water as a Catalyst for Peace

For World Water Day 2013, Skoll World Forum and Circle of Blue asked four of the world’s leading water experts to weigh in. Here is what Sylvia Lee, leader of the water program at Skoll Global Threats Fund, had to say about the potential for cooperation around water.

Map: China’s Provincial Energy Production (1997-2010)

Click through the interactive infographic to see how China, the world’s largest nation and second-largest economy, races to meet rising demand for energy. Similar Interactive China Maps Map © Samuel Kosinski / Circle of Blue Click image to launch the interactive Google Fusion Tables map. For more interactive maps of China’s historical data, check out […]

Petition to Finish the Road Map

Launched on Friday, there are 26 days left to collect nearly 100,000 signatures to compel the DOE to complete its report on how energy production affects water quality and availability in the United States

Kaye LaFond: Data Visualization and Reporting Manager

Kaye is both a scientist and a journalist, helping to drive Circle of Blue’s reporting with data and research. She holds an MS in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University. She does the GIS work for the team, supports stories with data, and creates visualizations and infographics. She has worked on policy issues for multiple environmental nonprofits, […]

Infographic: A Drought and Water Policy Timeline for Georgia

It is not clear whether any of the new policy, planning, and supply initiatives are making a difference. Georgia’s latest deep drought is not only challenging the resolve of state residents, it is also testing measures that Georgia has taken since a devastating dry spell in 2007, including new laws, a new planning process, and […]