https://i0.wp.com/www.circleofblue.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/JCG-Shanghai_MG_7804.jpg?fit=1000%2C667&ssl=1 667 1000 Nadya Ivanova https://www.circleofblue.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Circle-of-Blue-Water-Speaks-600x139.png Nadya Ivanova2011-06-10 11:04:242016-02-18 14:59:33Rains Bring Relief For Six-Month China Drought, But Chronic Water Problems Loom
Although now satiated, the dry spell is the latest in a growing trend of severe water shortages threatening China's food production, energy generation, and accelerating modernization.
https://i0.wp.com/www.circleofblue.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/jcg_orgfar_g_8458.jpg?fit=1000%2C647&ssl=1 647 1000 Keith Schneider https://www.circleofblue.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Circle-of-Blue-Water-Speaks-600x139.png Keith Schneider2011-05-26 09:56:382016-03-10 15:03:58China’s Other Looming Choke Point: Food Production
The Yellow River Basin is the center of a contest over water, energy, and agriculture.
https://i0.wp.com/www.circleofblue.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/BUSHMEN-290-1.jpg?fit=300%2C402&ssl=1 402 300 James Workman https://www.circleofblue.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Circle-of-Blue-Water-Speaks-600x139.png James Workman2009-11-07 23:50:502016-02-12 12:02:37Heart of Dryness: Climate Change Coping Strategies
Since the dawn of Homo sapiens in arid Africa, nine tenths of our evolution has unfolded as foragers. Only relatively recently did our species embark on agriculture, and recent events suggest certain limits to that extraordinary experiment. Exponential population growth has combined with unprecedented climate change until half the planet’s land surface can now be classified as drylands—arid landscapes inhabited by a third of humankind.