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Power through the Adirondack Park

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$4 billion transmission line to deliver Canadian hydropower to New York illustrates tradeoffs in the energy transition.

Michigan’s ‘Very Big Opportunity’ in Infrastructure Windfall

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More communities gain access to the largest federal infusion in a half-century.

High Cost of Water Hits Home

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Rising rates hurt the state’s poorest residents.

After Decades of Neglect, Bill Coming Due for Michigan’s Water Infrastructure

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Federal and state governments begin to reverse course on underinvestment to address water’s true cost.

War in Ukraine, Drought Converge to Worsen Hunger Crises in Horn of Africa

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Record-high global food prices coincide with failed harvests

An Encroaching Desert Intensifies Nigeria’s Farmer-Herder Crisis

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How climate change and human activity are driving violence between farming and pastoralist communities.

Perspective | Water is the New Carbon

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Global water security is increasingly threatened. Accounting for water use and risk ought to have the same urgency with which we address carbon.

Inflation Weighs On U.S. Water Utilities

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Water leaders worry that rising prices -- for everything from lead pipe replacements to treatment plant repairs -- will cause a historic federal infrastructure investment to fall short of lofty expectations.

Arizona’s Future Water Shock

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Smaller cities. Soaring water prices. Scorched desert towns.