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China’s Early Pivot Away From Carbon

World’s largest coal consumer's big challenge to lower climate-changing…

The Stream, March 21: Drought, Fire, and Kenya's Wildlife

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Drought and Water Access A forest fire in China's Yunnan province…
Mongolia Slideshow

Energy Economy Brings Change to Shepherd Life: Modernization Comes to the Dry Grasslands of Inner Mongolia

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Along the vast frozen grasslands, 23-year-old Wu Yun and her father, Bao Zhu, tend their flock of sheep and cattle. Just over the ridge, the northern city of Xilinhot is booming as the coal industry continues to expand. But it will take a lot of water to feed both the city and the mining.

The Stream, March 28: Nukes, Drought, Asian Carp

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As radiation in the water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power…

New Wind and Solar Sectors Won't Solve China's Water Scarcity

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Clean alternatives help, but not nearly enough, to loosen energy-water choke point

Photo Slideshow — Choke Point: China

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A gallery of images from Choke Point: China, a new water-energy series about the tightening noose that could choke off China’s modernization.
Water & Energy Collision

In Era of Climate Change and Water Scarcity, Meeting National Energy Demand Confronts Major Impediments

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The pursuit of energy development development reveal gaps in policymaking.

India and Pakistan Dispute Water Use for Hydropower, Agriculture

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India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.

The Price of Hydropower Pursuits in Patagonia

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In Chile’s Trackless Mountain Wilderness, A Clash Between Pristine Rivers and Hydropower Prospects

Peter Gleick: Water for Energy, the Bad Bet for Biofuels

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In the ongoing debate about rethinking America's energy future,…

Water Designer Turns Box Thinking Inside Out

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While the recent UNESCO Water Report encourages stakeholders…

Eco-Phone to Communicate Future of Sustainable Technology

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BARCELONA -- The days of can-to-can communication are over. To…