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The Stream, May 24: Water Business

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IPS interviews Chilean environmentalist Sara Larraín about Patagonia's…

The Stream, May 2: Energy Peak

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Surprisingly to some, carbon emissions and energy in the United…

The Stream, March 30: Water and Cities

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More than a billion people around the world will face severe…

The Stream, March 7: Desalination, Ethanol and Dams

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There are about 20 full-scale proposals for desalination plants…

The Stream, February 7: Drilling for Oil, Gas and New Life Forms

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Despite the abundance of water in the Great Lakes, some areas…

Q&A: Josh Fox on the 'Toxification' of U.S. Water Sources in the Dig for Natural Gas

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The documentary “Gasland" has shown at film festivals and on HBO.
Video: Copenhagen – Taking the Risk to Define a Zero Carbon, Clean Energy Future

Video: Copenhagen - Taking the Risk to Define a Zero Carbon, Clean Energy Future

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Copenhagen, host of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, claims to be one of the world's greenest cities. It has extensive public transportation, a strong bicycle culture and plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 through progressive blueprints that reduce carbon emissions 20 percent by 2015 compared to 2005.

Final Week of Copenhagen, the Last Act of Negotiations Remains Unclear

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Like all spellbinding human dramas the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which today entered its second and last week, represents the accumulated chapters of an urgent script - the fate of the planet.

Keith Schneider: Climate Treaty Will Come After COP15

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It’s been 30 years since scientists first gained a clear understanding of the dangerous consequences of continuously adding more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. This week during the five days of negotiations in Barcelona the world learned again that the formula for solving global warming is a diplomatic chemistry problem that still defies a solution.

Fred Krupp: Changing the Climate at the World Economic Forum

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Fred Krupp
Fred Krupp, of the Environmental Defense Fund, talks carbon, Obama and more.

Water Designer Turns Box Thinking Inside Out

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While the recent UNESCO Water Report encourages stakeholders…

New Amazon Deforestation Plan Grows Money on Trees

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Brazil has a new plan to reduce deforestation by 70 percent over…