Water Inequality Used to be a Developing World Problem Only. Not Any More.

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The problems of water scarcity and polluted supplies are no longer solely the preserve of developing countries.

Faced with Climate Change and Growth, Ethiopia's Capital Shores Up its Water Supply

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Addis Ababa is building a new system to pump groundwater into reservoirs, to expand supplies in a growing, water-short city. From the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Understanding and Responding to the Role of Drought in National Security

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“We don’t have a world water crisis, we have a world water management crisis.” From New Security Beat

Mountain Regions, 'Taking the Heat,' Face Growing Hazards As Ice Melts, UN Climate Panel Warns

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IPCC special report describes mounting disaster risks that connect mountains and polar regions to oceans.

In Australia, Echoes of Past, Glimpses of Future As Country Braces for Hot, Dry Summer

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A record-breaking drought is pushing rural communities in New South Wales and Queensland to the breaking point.

UN Secretary General Hails 'Turning Point' in Climate Crisis Fight

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United Nations hosts climate summit in New York on Monday. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

Slimy Lakes and Dead Dogs: Climate Crisis has Brought the Season of Toxic Algae

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Warming water and pollution are contributing to a variety of harmful bacteria that can wreak havoc on aquatic environments. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

'Our Land Is No Use Any More': India's Struggle To Save Its Farms

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Land degradation and climate change are posing major threats to India's economy and farmers. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership

The US Navy Has a Water Problem

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The Second Fleet was reactivated to patrol the Arctic. Only problem is, the fleet’s home is on the front lines of sea-level rise: Naval Station Norfolk. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

UN Secretary General Urges Public Pressure Against Climate “Emergency”

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“Nature is angry,” but a Green New Deal can help, says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Peru eye bond for extreme weather -minister

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Countries aim to work with the World Bank to launch a new bond to cover losses from El Niño and other extreme weather.

Voice of resilience: Kenyan radio builds herders' trust in drought insurance

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As a warming climate spurs more extreme weather, herders in Kenya's arid and semi-arid northern parts can lose up to 10 percent of their livestock when drought hits.