Posts

Ajay Krishnan

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Can something be made of nothing? According to the research of…

The Stream, February 8: In Texas, Recycling Wastewater for Drinking

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Water Supply Wichita Falls, Texas is moving forward with plans…

The Stream, February 6: Lake Michigan Water Levels at Record Lows

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Americas Water levels on Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have reached…

The Stream, January 22: Water Cooperation Far Outweighs Conflict

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The latest issue of the UNESCO journal, A World of Science, is focused on the human face of water politics. Researchers have found that conflict is no more likely in arid nations than in humid nations, and that water conflicts, when they do arise, are not more or less frequent in a nation based on their wealth or political structure. The report is released in anticipation of the beginning of the 2013 UN International Year of Water Cooperation.

The Stream, May 30: Groundwater Depletion Threatens U.S. Food Security

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Agriculture Groundwater depletion in major food-producing areas…

The Stream, February 16: Uruguay to Begin Onshore Oil and Gas Exploration

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Uruguay has signed a contract with U.S. company Schuepbach Energy…

The Stream, February 14: China's Big Desalination Plans

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China plans to quadruple its desalination capacity by the end…

State of the Union: New Economics of Energy Production Tilts Obama's “All-of-the-Above” Strategy One Way

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In the era of deficit and disinvestment, water-intensive fossil fuel production is overwhelming the water-sipping clean energy sector.

The Stream, January 5: Qatar's Food Security

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Unlike the other oil-rich, water-poor Gulf states, by 2024 Qatar…
Texas Drought

Dried Up: Texas Industry and Residents Square Off Over Water as Drought Continues

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With nearly 65 percent of Texas experiencing exceptional drought, water is becoming increasingly precious—and scarce—in a state that has to divide the resource between the growing appetites of farmers, city residents, and energy corporations.

Infographic: Successes and Failures of China's Five-Year Plans (1996 -2010)

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A breakdown of previous plans gives context to the newly released 12th Five-Year Plan.

Water Pollution Solution — New York Experiments with Coal Tar "Sponges" in Hudson River

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Testing new methods to remove residual coal tar from riverbeds in New York.