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Infographic: China Leads Top 10 Coal Producing and Consuming Nations

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Since 2000, global coal consumption has grown faster than any other fuel, with the biggest market for coal in Asia. Although China tops the global list for both coal consumption and production, the nation has emerged as the world's leading builder of clean coal technology.

The Stream, March 1: What's Choking China's Growth?

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Pollution and growing demand for resources threaten to halt China's…

Research Program Investigates Norway’s Potential as Europe’s Battery

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Norway could use its hydropower reservoirs to balance wind energy in an integrated electrical grid.

Hydropower Has Uncertain Future in Scotland's Renewable Energy Ambitions

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Does Scotland's clean energy transition hold fresh water?

World’s Rivers Are in Crisis, Global Report Says

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International study finds serious threats to the world’s fresh water.

UK Utility Plans Europe’s First Phosphorus Recovery Plant

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Meanwhile in the United States, phosphorus levels in fresh water remain high and progress is absent, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.

Groundbreaking Norwegian Power Plant Generates Electricity From Water

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New alternative energy plant in Norway is the first of its kind, but could be a common alternative energy in the future. The world’s first osmotic power plant opened in Norway on Tuesday. The plant uses a combination of freshwater, seawater and a special membrane to generate emission-free electricity.

Keith Schneider: Advocates Try To Plug the Drain of Water From Climate Negotiations

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Circle of Blue's Keith Schneider examines the Bangkok and Barcelona conferences to understand why water's been pulled from climate negotiations. Schneider also talks with an advocate who's determined to put water back on the table.

Melting Glaciers Changing Europe’s Energy Outlook

What happens when a dependable source of clean, renewable energy becomes unreliable?

Art for Water, 'Water for Life'

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cerrargaleria With color and imagination, Japanese art arrives in Spain to tickle Europe’s water fancy.

Project Replenishes Mythological Greek Lake

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thessalyplain A legendary Greek lake, dead since the 1960s, is making a comeback.

Drought and Pollution Torment Turkey's Lakes

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Lake Tuz Amid a two-year-long drought, water bodies in western Turkey are also suffering from severe pollution