Q & A: Charles Fishman on The Big Thirst

Our guest today is Charles Fishman, an award winning investigative journalist and author of the best selling book "The Wal-Mart Effect." We caught up with Fishman during his tour for "The Big Thirst," his latest book focusing on water issues around the world.

Infographic: Interactive Urban Water Explorer

Entry in the 2011 Urban Water Design Challenge, sponsored by and Circle of Blue.
Circle of Blue & BSU

Circle of Blue and Ball State University Form Global Multimedia Reporting Project

Collaboration to focus on water, energy, and climate in China and Great Lakes. Immersive program puts advanced students in the center of “one of the decade’s biggest news, policy, and technology issues.”

Peter Gleick: 2010 Hottest Year on Record—The Graph That Should Be on the Front Page of Every Newspaper

Climate change is worsening, fast. The National Climate Data Center of the National Oceanic

“Crude” Director Joe Berlinger Fights Against Chevron’s Subpoena

A documentary filmmaker lands his own day in court against the oil giant.

World Water Day Panelists Urge New Mindset for Wastewater Treatment

Newly-released UNEP report details challenges, benefits of expanding wastewater treatment coverage.

Divining Destiny – Tehuacán, Mexico Field Team

Brent Stirton is the senior staff photojournalist for Getty Images and his work from the front lines of the world’s conflicts and crises is seen regularly in major international magazines. He has a rare gift for expressing compassion through his lens. His drive to tell the critical yet complex global story of water has led to some of the most powerful imagery to date.

Divining Destiny: Water Challenges in Mexico’s Tehuacán Valley

SPECIAL APPRECIATION to the Ford Foundation for investing in the power of the human story, well told.
Video: Following the Hidden Waters of Southwest China's Karst Region

Video: Following the Hidden Waters of Southwest China’s Karst Region

A look at what is commonly considered the greatest Karst landscape on earth, and its secret waters that flow underneath.