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Keith

Contest Between Water and Energy Becoming Big Story

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Back from China, Circle of Blue's senior editor notices a trend creeping from our headlines to those of other news organizations around the world.
Peter Gleick

The Stream, September 17: Reforms and Recommendations in Asia's Water Crisis

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Asian Water Crisis A dike breach in Bangkok, Thailand put pressure…
Om Prakash

Photo Slideshow and Q&A: Om Prakash Singh Documents the Perception and Harsh Realities of Water and Sanitation in Delhi, India

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Delhi reportedly has a high percentage of coverage for sanitation and water supply. But one photographer has 74,000 images spanning the last 10 years that challenge the perception of progress

Tehuacán Video Essay: Scarcity and Solutions - Pt. 1

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The Tehuacán Valley captures the tragedy and triumph of Mexico’s worst freshwater crisis in decades. In this video, meet Francisca Rosas Valencia, a leader who is working to better her community's water future.
Peter Gleick

Circle of Blue Director Appointed to World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Water Security

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J. Carl Ganter is director of Circle of Blue, a global water…
First Water Era Human Civilization

Infographic: Three Eras of Water — The History of the Relationship Between Civilization and Nature

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The infographic portrays the evolution of water technology, including its immediate successes of human progress and the disadvantages of that progress. Based on an essay by Peter Gleick, the scientific, social, and historical findings are translated into this piece, putting those patterns in a contemporary light.
World's Population

Infographic: World’s Population with Access to Safe Drinking Water

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Entry in the 2011 Urban Water Design Challenge, sponsored by…
China Environment Forum

Event Invitation—Choke Point: Confronting Energy Demand and Water Scarcity in China

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Circle of Blue and the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will give an absorbing presentation on the energy-water choke points that are tightening around the world’s two largest economies. Please RSVP for May 6, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Water Consumption and Use 120 Urbanizing Countries

Infographic: Breakdown of Water Consumption and Use in Fastest-Urbanizing Countries

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The relative water consumption per capita, percent usage of available freshwater in each country, and the respective breakdowns of use in agricultural, municipal, and industrial sectors are shown for the 120 fastest-urbanizing countries.
Peter Gleick

Peter Gleick: Where Have All Our Drinking Water Fountains Gone?

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Where have all our drinking water fountains gone? They have been…
Peter Gleick

Peter Gleick: Unsafe Drinking Water for California's Poor – Unfair, Unnecessary, and Unacceptable

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The United States has -- for the most part -- an excellent tap…
Peter Gleick

World Economic Forum Davos Notebook

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Circle of Blue mentioned in Reuters World Economic Forum Davos…