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Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

Plumbing WikiLeaks: Saudi Arabia Fears Iranian Nuclear Meltdown and Potential Terrorism to Desalination

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Classified cables show that Saudi and U.S. officials believe water supplies along the Persian Gulf are at high-risk for terrorist attacks and possible contamination from nearby nuclear plants. This is the first of a new series that will analyze the water-related U.S. embassy cables published by WikiLeaks.

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, July 7: The World's Top 10 Most Resilient Cities

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CO2 IMPACT ranks the world's top 10 most "resilient cities,"…

A Dry and Anxious North Awaits China’s Giant, Unproven Water Transport Scheme

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Authorities anticipate approval for new western line to tap energy reserves. Sparks and the blue flare of arc welders, like hot stars in the night sky, illuminate the interior of a massive water tunnel that crosses underneath the Yellow River.

Peter Gleick: Salt from Water: The Question of Energy

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desalplant Following up on my last post, on the cost of desalination,

Peter Gleick: Salt from Water, Money from Pockets?

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salt There is always a lot of interest in desalination. I hear it when I give public talks on global and local water issues; I see it in some responses to my blog posts that believe desalination should be much more aggressively pursued

Australia Summit: Droughts and a Verbal Heat Wave

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As droughts are hot on Australia’s heels, Maude Barlow –…