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The Stream, August 29: State Department Report Backs Tar Sands Pipeline

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The proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Project, designed to carry…

The Stream, August 9: Liquid Water on Mars?

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The effects of a nine-month drought in Texas extend far beyond…

The Stream, August 8: Water Trading Around The World

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Are markets in water rights likely to evolve as a rising population…

The Stream, July 27: What's to Blame for Somalia's Famine?

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Even though drought, poor infrastructure and poverty are all…

The Stream, July 11: Desperate Hunger Looms in the Horn of Africa

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An unprecedented drought, instability and higher global food…

The Stream, July 5: Water Trading

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The Australian water industry, valued at up to $27 billion, is…

The Stream, June 28: France Pledges Nuclear Power Investment

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The water recycling system deployed to clean the tainted water…

The Stream, March 7: Desalination, Ethanol and Dams

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

Export Agriculture Drains Latin America's Water Supplies

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Peruvian asparagus and Costa Rican pineapples illustrate the threats global agribusiness poses to the environment.
Parag Khanna: How Resource Scarcity Will Lead to a New Global Order

Parag Khanna: How Resource Scarcity Will Lead to a New Global Order

The new global order looks more like a global disorder right now.

Sudan's Fight Against the Guinea Worm

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The Guinea worm has the potential to become the second completely eradicated disease in human history—but the political stability of one African nation will play a crucial role.

Q&A: Solomon’s Water

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Water weaves through history, giving rise to conflict, collapses and creation in civilizations. In his latest book, WATER: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization, economic journalist Steven Solomon examines the economic and social relationship between people and water.