Posts

Drought Pushes South Africa To Water, Energy, and Food Reckoning

/
Cities run dry and harvests retreat in an already reeling nation. Photo…

2015 Biggest Trends: Water Scarcity Rises to Top Global Concern

/
After a year of deep droughts, worsening pollution, rising sea…

Great Lakes Water Quality Remains in Spotlight in 2015

/
Safe drinking water tops list of concerns. Photo © J.…

Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Not ‘Vital’, Report Finds

/
Twin oil pipelines running below the Straits of Mackinac are…

South African Power Plants Roiled By Water Scarcity and Global Pivot Away From Carbon

/
Bankruptcies, project shutdowns, regulation, and emission limits…

Analysis: India Seen As Vital Player at Paris Climate Conference

Opportunity to shift from coal to cleaner energy is real and needed.

China’s Early Pivot Away From Carbon

World’s largest coal consumer's big challenge to lower climate-changing…

U.S. Not Prepared for Tar Sands Oil Spills, National Study Finds

/
Report urges new regulations, research, and technology to respond…

In Oakland, Still A City With Thorns, A New Garden Emerges (Part II)

Quality of life and economy thrive with greater care for water,…

In Oakland, Still A City With Thorns, A New Garden Emerges (Part I)

Quality of life and economy thrives with greater care for water,…

Slowly, With Earth Pushing Hard, A Confederacy Of Concern Develops

/
Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider discusses how new energy-efficient, water-conserving, land-protecting operating principles are slowly becoming priorities around the world.

Zambia Electricity Shortage Highlights Africa's Hydropower Shortfalls

/
Amid a changing social and environmental landscape, Sub-Saharan Africa turns to its rivers.