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The Stream, October 17: America and the Climate Change Question

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Why is the United States agnostic about climate change while…

The Stream, August 23: If the Yangtze River Runs Dry

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Can the Yangtze, Asia's longest river, run dry? According to…

The Stream, June 17: California Drought Report

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A new Pacific Institute report on California's 2007-2009 drought…

The Stream, April 14: Shale Gas

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The French government will support parliamentary motions to revoke…
Japan Disaster Water Supply

After Earthquake, Millions in Japan Without Water—Extent of Damage to Water Infrastructure Unknown

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Myriad obstacles, from roads to snow to a nuclear crisis, hamstring rescue and recovery missions.

The Stream, February 16: Asia's Greenest Cities

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Singapore is the green champion among Asia's cities, according…

Looming Asian Water Crisis Requires Billions in Annual Improvements, ADB Says

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The finance institution urges for more public-private partnerships.

Japan Considers Wastewater-for-Gas Trade with Qatar

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The wastewater would be used as ballast for returning tankers.

Drought Aggravates Extreme Poverty in Syria

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Ongoing drought in Syria is causing acute water shortages, food insecurity and economic uncertainty.

Kyrgyzstan Launches Controversial Hydropower Plant

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The country's energy ambitions could intensify water competition in Central Asia.

U.S. State Department Releases Annual Report on Water Aid

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An assessment of U.S. spending for water aid shows that funding from USAID has increased, while Millennium Challenge water grants decreased.

NASA Compiling Landslide Database to Improve Disaster Response

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Landslides killed thousands in Asia last week; NASA researchers are developing a tool for relief efforts.