U.S. Media Tarnishes Message of Copenhagen Climate Change Protest

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Circle of Blue's Aubrey Ann Parker reports on-the-ground from the Global Day of Action and reveals the truth behind sensational headlines that played up police arrests in Copenhagen.

Peter Gleick: Water and Conflict - The New Water Conflict Chronology

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In an ongoing effort to understand the connections between water resources, water systems, and international security and conflict, the Pacific Institute initiated a project in the late 1980s to track and categorize events related to water and conflict.

UK Water Company Turns Fecal Waste into Energy, Saves Money

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Human waste is a cheap energy source for Thames Water, which is in a price dispute with the UK’s water regulator. Thames Water, the largest water provider in the United Kingdom, saved £15 million (US$25 million) last year by using human feces as a source of renewable energy.

A Campaign of Deceit Underlies Stolen Email Messages

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Circle of Blue's senior editor, Keith Schnieder, starts his Copenhagen coverage revealing the real value of the climate email controversy.

Groundbreaking Norwegian Power Plant Generates Electricity From Water

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New alternative energy plant in Norway is the first of its kind, but could be a common alternative energy in the future. The world’s first osmotic power plant opened in Norway on Tuesday. The plant uses a combination of freshwater, seawater and a special membrane to generate emission-free electricity.

Water Scarcity, Food Security Concerns Prompt Global Land Grab

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Area nearly the size of France purchased, leased for food production around the world. Africa, South America, parts of Europe targeted by cash-rich, food-poor nations

Climate Change Is Water Change -- Water Experts React to Barcelona Negotiations

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Climate Change Is Water ChangeWater experts have convened in Barcelona to ensure water management strategies are integrated into global climate change negotiations – so far their efforts have fallen on deaf ears.

More Bad News for Arctic Sea Ice

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More Bad News for Arctic Sea IceA recent expedition to the Beaufort Sea revealed that “multiyear” Arctic sea ice is in effect, nonexistent, Reuters reports. Multiyear ice has “stiffer” composition than first year ice, and makes navigation through Arctic regions extremely difficult, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

Water Experts Prep for UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen

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Copenhagen Experts at an international water and energy conference in Copenhagen this week hope to pool their resources and hone their message for the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference. The three-day water and energy conference is being hosted by the International Water Association (IWA) and runs through today. The London-based non-profit organization brings together global water professionals to develop effective and sustainable approaches of water management.

Climate Change Burden-Sharing Must Not Compromise Developing World's Growth, India's PM

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Barack Obama earlier this year.Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that developing countries will not compromise their financial growth for climate change, and that, instead, rich countries need to ensure access to clean technologies.

Melting Glaciers Changing Europe’s Energy Outlook

What happens when a dependable source of clean, renewable energy becomes unreliable?