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El Nino Droughts Take Toll in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific

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Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water…

The Stream, March 6: More Than 1 Million Syrian Refugees

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There are now more than 1 million Syrians either registered as…

The Stream, October 4: Vivid Fall Foliage a Hidden Drought Benefit

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Conditions are ideal this year for brilliant fall foliage, National…

The Stream, May 18: Climate Change Will Affect U.S. Water Availability

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Water levels on the flooding Rio Negro in Brazil have reached…

The Stream, November 30: Climate Change, Energy, and the Hottest Years on Record

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The United Kingdom has been secretly lending its support to Canada's…

The Stream, November 14: What Now for the Keystone XL Pipeline?

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The U.S. State Department’s decision to postpone its verdict…

The Stream, July 20: The Climate-Food Connection

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture urges more study of the climate-food…

Peter Gleick: When Beliefs Conflict with Facts

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Representative Jim Costa and the California Drought

Peter Gleick: The California Drought (2007-2009) - Myth Versus Reality

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It has been a wet year. Very wet. But remember the drought? California…

The Stream, February 8: Food for Thought

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Crop shortages are just another ingredient in an explosive mix…

Peter Gleick: California's Next One Million Acre-Feet of Water

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This is a key time for California water: we are coming off of three years of serious drought and growing political conflict over water allocations.

The Himalayas: A Special Report

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Floods, droughts, wildfires, windstorms, water contamination and illnesses plague the 1.3 billion people who live in the watersheds directly supplied by glacial melt from the Hindu Kush-Himalaya region.