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A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, August 2: U.S. Drought Linked to Climate Change?

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Scientists are trying to understand whether the drought that…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, July 12: Reforms in the UK Water Sector

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Flood protection will cost the United Kingdom at least $1.3 billion…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, July 9: Floods in Europe

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Floods and landslides have killed more than 150 people in the…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, July 3: India's Looming Food Crisis

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Food Millions of tons of grain in India are at major risk at…
A South American drought keeps global grain reserves tight, but it could mean good things for North American corn producers.

Breaking Laws of Supply and Demand: Record U.S. Corn Crop Not Likely to Lower Food Prices

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Favorable weather and prices, driven up by growing global demand and a series of droughts, have combined to push U.S. corn production to a new high — but retail food costs are not expected to drop.
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, June 6: Pakistan's Kashmir Hydropower Project

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Asia Pakistan's plans to divert 86 percent of the Neelum River's…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, May 17: Finland's Mining Boom

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More frequent and more severe floods, or what some farmers call…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, May 1: Water Problems Could Hinder India's Economic Growth

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India's flawed water management could hinder its economic growth…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

Global Energy Demand Driving Australia's Coal and Gas Export Boom

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International demand and new technologies push nation to the top for hydrocarbon exports. But massive production has also created worries over water.
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, April 19: Australia's Water Market

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New photos published on the Guardian reveal that early construction…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, April 10: India Water Week

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Asia On the eve of India Water Week, The Wall Street Journal…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

The Stream, April 6: Radioactive Water Leaks Again At Fukushima

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Asia Twelve tons of radioactive water leaked from a pipeline…