European Fracking Infographic

Report: Fracking Tests Caused Two Quakes in England, But Unlikely to Threepeat

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Shale gas test drilling likely triggered two minor earthquakes in northwestern England earlier this year, according to a a new report commissioned by Cuadrilla Resources, a private United Kingdom-based energy company.
Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans Say Climate Change More Dire Than Economic Situation

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Just over half of respondents in the European Union's 27 member…
World Water Week

Stockholm World Water Week 2011: Megacities, Human Rights, Sanitation, Tech Tools, Energy, and Food

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2,600 global experts. 100 sessions. Seven days. One issue: water.

United Nations Stalemates on Climate Change and Security

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Climate change became a hot-button issue at a recent U.N. Security…
France Drought Europe

Extreme Weather Hampers Grain Production — Droughts in France and Germany, Floods in Ohio

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Two of the world's most important crops, corn and wheat, are on track to meet global demand, despite water woes.
European Fracking Infographic

Uncertain Future for Shale Gas in Europe — Accepted by U.K., Rejected by France, Others Undecided

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Despite getting a go-ahead in the U.K., shale gas faces an uncertain future in Europe.

2011 Stockholm Water Prize Awarded to Stephen Carpenter — American Professor Working On Lake Ecosystems

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University of Wisconsin-Madison professor earns global recognition.

Water From Afar—Azerbaijan’s Capital Opens 265-km Water Pipeline

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The world’s largest high-pressure pipeline made from a glass-plastic composite material.

Turkey Begins Construction on Dam to Supply Water to Northern Cyprus

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A project discussed for years begins construction.

Research Program Investigates Norway’s Potential as Europe’s Battery

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Norway could use its hydropower reservoirs to balance wind energy in an integrated electrical grid.

Hydropower Has Uncertain Future in Scotland's Renewable Energy Ambitions

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Does Scotland's clean energy transition hold fresh water?