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Peter Gleick: Climate Change, Snow and Ice, and Water Resources

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One of the reasons that climate change is such a big issue is because the global climate is an integral part of the Earth’s entire ecosystem, tied to so many of the big and little things that society cares about.

Drought in India Forces Talk of User Fees, Rainwater Harvesting

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Fierce heat has allegedly killed dozens as country awaits arrival of monsoons.

China Resettles 300,000 for Plans to Redirect Water to Combat Drought

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Nearly 1.5 million people in the Hunan and Guangdong provinces have reported drinking water shortages.

Drought and Deluge: Food Supplies in an Era of Climate Change

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Agriculture in South and Southeast Asia affected by increasing temperatures and erratic water.

World's Largest Rivers Are Losing Water, New Study Says

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One-third of the 925 rivers analyzed from 1948 to 2004 have showed “significant changes” in water levels.

Going against the Flow: India, Bangladesh worry China may Divert Water from Tibet

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Downstream worries about the environment, agriculture and politics.