Posts

Washington Water Main, March 1: Different Futures in World Energy Systems; Change at Top of U.S. Interior Department

/
Shell Oil Co. released a study projecting alternative futures for global energy supply, and Sally Jewell faces political opposition to her nomination as Secretary of the Interior.

The Stream, February 7: Damage from Mining Found on Great Barrier Reef

/
Coal-exporting ports are expanding along the coast of Queensland,…

The Stream, January 22: Water Cooperation Far Outweighs Conflict

/
The latest issue of the UNESCO journal, A World of Science, is focused on the human face of water politics. Researchers have found that conflict is no more likely in arid nations than in humid nations, and that water conflicts, when they do arise, are not more or less frequent in a nation based on their wealth or political structure. The report is released in anticipation of the beginning of the 2013 UN International Year of Water Cooperation.

The Stream, December 20: Coal — World's Top Energy Source by 2017

/
By 2017, coal will supplant oil as the world's top energy source,…

Video: Scarcity, Pollution, and Energy are Choke Point: China II Focus

/
Choke Point: China is an on-the-ground report that displays in…

The Stream, October 9: Water Stops Flowing to Tamil Nadu, India

/
Cauvery River Dispute The Hindu reported that water releases…
Keith

Contest Between Water and Energy Becoming Big Story

/
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.

The Stream, August 23: The Struggle for Safe Drinking Water

/
This photo slideshow demonstrates the effects of coal extraction…

No Clear Path for Energy Policy in Great Lakes States

/
Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania governments struggle with climate change, budgets, and changing markets.

The Stream, August 16: When Wells Run Dry

/
U.S. Drought Continues The drought has literally hit home in…

The Stream, August 2: U.S. Drought Linked to Climate Change?

/
Scientists are trying to understand whether the drought that…

The Stream, June 20: Maryland's Million-year-old Water

/
Maryland is sitting atop an aquifer containing water that is…