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China’s Climate Emissions Are Global Issue, But Water Scarcity Is Greater Domestic Priority

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China hosts its first U.N. climate conference as the country works to wed its financial and environmental ambitions.

Experts Name the Top 19 Solutions to the Global Freshwater Crisis

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"...Decisions executives make to respond to freshwater scarcity will penetrate almost every aspect of their business operations."

Peter Gleick: Climate-change Deniers Versus the Scientific Societies of the World -- Who Should we Listen to?

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Where should the public, not versed in climate science, look for their information and knowledge about this debate about climate change?

The Struggle for Indigenous and Freshwater Rights at Copenhagen and Beyond

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For two weeks in Copenhagen last month climate negotiators debated carbon levels, emissions, and balancing the financial burden of saving the planet among developed and developing countries. Still, even as international leaders wrestled with the complex mix of geopolitics, science, economics, and diplomacy, another important ingredient in the climate crisis was barely mentioned: the effect of the warming planet on the Earth's freshwater.

Keith Schneider: Water Not Mixed into Barcelona Climate Talks

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Circle of Blue's Senior Editor Keith Schneider breaks down the U.N. Barcelona climate conference with day one leaving us to question, "Where's the water?