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The Stream, July 20: Trillions of Dollars at Stake Due to Global Warming

The Global Rundown New estimates place worldwide financial losses due to global warming by the year 2030 in the trillions. South Africa is rethinking the potential of hydropower. Israeli is continuing to develop desalinization solutions. Southeast Asia is looking like an attractive investment opportunity for U.S. water infrastructure companies. A sacred mountain sits at the center of a Tibet–China […]

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The Stream, July 19: Controversy Over Major Power Plants Could Affect Critical Waterways

The Global Rundown Opponents of a proposed power plant in Bangladesh are appealing to the United Nations in order to protect the world’s largest mangrove forest. Pakistan and India continue to quarrel over two hydropower plants currently under construction. Coral around the globe is at increased risk because of warming waters. Mozambique recently received nearly $100 million in financial support for drought […]

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The Stream, July 18: Floods Wreaking Havoc in Asia, Water Deficits Almost Everywhere Else

The Global Rundown Flooding in parts of China and India is leading to widespread evacuation and property destruction. South Sudan is expecting an injection of water infrastructure capital from a major financial institution. Data suggests that much of the world will register water deficits over the next several months. Pakistan is cracking down on a criminal element springing up during […]

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The Stream, July 15: Countries Searching for Solutions to Unbalanced Water Systems

The Global Rundown Countries around the world are turning away from hydropower in favor of less risky sources of sustainable energy. Both Bangladesh and China are looking to improve their agricultural processes while employing water more effectively. A new U.S. university study indicates re-flooding waterways left bare by dams may do more harm than good. Despite the much anticipated arrival […]

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Federal Water Tap, July 5: Florida Senators Tour the Algae Coast

The Rundown Huge bloom of toxic algae on Florida coast send officials looking for quick fixes to chronic problem. Federal science review of nonstick chemicals, sometimes found in groundwater near industrial facilities, finds strong evidence that they damage human immune systems. Clean energy agreement could help Canadian hydropower. Federal dam in Montana without hydropower might […]

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Federal Water Tap, May 2: Senate Committee Passes $US 9 Billion Water Development Act

The Rundown Broad, bipartisan bill offers money for Flint, ports, levees and clears its first legislative hurdle. Meanwhile, a Great Lakes funding bill passes the House. The EPA begins developing a national drinking water strategy. The Obama administration, by releasing or beginning several reports, makes good on its promise to investigate water technology. An EPA […]

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The Stream, March 2: Drought Looms in Central Asia

The Global Rundown Central Asia should prepare for scarce water supplies in the Amu Darya river basin this year, according to the president of Tajikistan. A drought in Africa has cut water flows over Victoria Falls to 30-year lows. Shutting off the water supply to New Delhi was a calculated move by protesters frustrated by […]