Water-Stressed Beijing Exhausts Its Options

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After depleting groundwater reserves, China's capital is becoming increasingly reliant on water pumped from the country's flood-prone South.

Groundwater Pumping Sinks Beijing Region at Increasing Rate

Satellite data reveal the depths of the megacity’s thirst. By…

Shenzhen’s New Path to Sustainability Is Crowded With Obstacles

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A new and huge city focuses on getting cleaner. Photo…

China’s Early Pivot Away From Carbon

World’s largest coal consumer's big challenge to lower climate-changing…

Donghao Chung, Guangzhou's Daylighted Water Refuge

A new urban park constructed from a polluted sewer is a message…

Pope Francis Visit, VW Fraud, China Cap and Trade, and John Boehner -- How They Coincide

Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider puts an eventful…

World Water Day Ingredients Need Big Dash of Urgency

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Senior editor Keith Schneider wonders if maybe a spokesperson and Xbox games are needed.

Panama Canal Expansion Will Have Big Effect on Energy, Water, and Grain in U.S. and China

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Deeper channels and immense new locks are due to open in 2016.

World Economic Forum Ranks Water Crises as Top Global Risk

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Water rises on the world agenda.

Photo Slideshow: China Completes Second Line of South-North Water Transfer Project

Massive manmade river begins moving water from central China to Beijing.

Video: U.S.-China Climate Pact Is the Real Deal

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Circle of Blue's Keith Schneider discusses the implications of the landmark climate agreement.

The Story of Water, Energy, and Food Lives Here

Keith Schneider reports that the U.S.-China climate agreement is a Circle of Blue high point.