The Stream, September 23, 2021: New York City Risks Running Out of Water By 2050

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YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN Water stress in major American counties,…

In Climate Talks, Plans to Keep Planet from Overheating Should Not Ignore Water

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Carbon-reduction plans, if not well designed, can worsen water scarcity and pollution.

The Stream, September 22, 2021: Water in the Largest U.S. Freshwater Aquifer Is Depleting Faster Than Ever Before

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YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN If passed, a major infrastructure package…

Toxin Levels Spike, Prompting Drinking Water Emergency in Northern California

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Cyanotoxins in the state’s second-largest freshwater lake soared this month amid a hot, dry summer.

The Stream, September 21, 2021: National Pledges to Cut Carbon Emissions Are Too Timid, UN Says

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YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN UN report reveals national carbon-reduction…

Federal Water Tap, September 20: House Committee Approves $30 Billion to Remove Lead Drinking Water Pipes

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The Rundown House Democratic leaders propose $30 billion…

The Town that Flood-Proofed Itself

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Ottawa, Illinois learned how to keep its residents out of harms way. But on the river’s edge, safety has often required sacrifice.

The Stream, September 17, 2021: Contaminated Drinking Water Kills Several Children in India

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YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN The deaths of seven children in India…

Dam Battles Converge on Cambodia’s 3S Rivers

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The rivers are an ecological bounty in the Mekong watershed. But technical reviews pay little attention to environmental costs of dam building.

‘The Opportunity Is Now’: Water Advocates View Upcoming UN Climate Conference as Moment of Relevance

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Water was overlooked in past global climate talks. Advocates are focusing on the Glasgow meeting to highlight water’s indispensable climate role.