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Keith

Contest Between Water and Energy Becoming Big Story

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Back from China, Circle of Blue's senior editor notices a trend creeping from our headlines to those of other news organizations around the world.

Lessons in Rice, Water, and Farming

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Circle of Blue's senior editor reports from the field, literally, as he ends his second week in the rice paddies of rural China.

Production, Water Savings, and a Heroic History on China’s State-owned Farms

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Circle of Blue's senior editor starts his second of three weeks reporting in the field from China, where new infrastructure over the next five years will give a big boost to farming in a northeastern province.

In China, Every Square Meter Counts

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Circle of Blue's senior editor wraps up his first of three weeks reporting in the field from China, finding a wealth of promise in fields of golden wheat.

Blues Festival and Blue Skies in Beijing

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Circle of Blue's senior editor will be filing reports from China for the next three weeks. See what he has to say about Beijing's Blues Festival and a beautiful blue-sky day.

Behind The Scenes: Ball State University's Collaboration with Circle of Blue

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For her senior thesis project, Season Schafer, a student in Ball…
Water China Energy

Circle of Blue’s China Tour Finds Strong Reception for Water-Energy Choke Point Warning

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Circle of Blue and the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum present at 17 events in 4 cities over 16 days.

Memo to Hu and Obama: Water and Energy Choke Points Merit Time at the China-U.S. Summit

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Collaborate on resolving confrontation between rising energy demand and water scarcity in both countries.

Chinese Power Plant Develops Advanced Coal Technology

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China attempts to move forward with its clean energy ambitions.

China’s Climate Emissions Are Global Issue, But Water Scarcity Is Greater Domestic Priority

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China hosts its first U.N. climate conference as the country works to wed its financial and environmental ambitions.

Tibetan Plateau Water Reserves at Risk

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Over at Circle of Blue WaterNews, we're reporting today on another ingredient to consider in the context of the China-Tibet conflict. Keith Schneider and C.T. Pope write that the Tibetan Plateau's vast reserves of glacial freshwater, which supply Asia's most populous regions, are both at risk and are emerging as an issue in the increasingly tense political and cultural strife between China and Tibet.

Water: Early Warning for Conflict or Catalyst for Peace?

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On the Tibetan Plateau, where a whim of nature created the highest…