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Washington Water Main, March 1: Different Futures in World Energy Systems; Change at Top of U.S. Interior Department

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Shell Oil Co. released a study projecting alternative futures for global energy supply, and Sally Jewell faces political opposition to her nomination as Secretary of the Interior.
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

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

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Water Supply Wichita Falls, Texas is moving forward with plans…
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

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…
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

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.
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

The Stream, January 18: The Xayaburi Dam, Water Rationing, and Argentine Corn

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Rivers Vietnam and Cambodia urged Laos to halt its controversial…
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

The Stream, July 25: An Atlas of World Water Risk

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Business An 'new gold' for the 21st century, banking on scarcer…
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

The Stream, July 5: Africa's Shrinking Glaciers

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A team of scientists and photographers has embarked on a mission…
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

Q&A: Subir Bhattacharjee on the Geopolitics of Oil and Alberta’s Tar Sands

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Subir Bhattacharjee — a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Alberta and one of Canada’s top water quality experts — tells Circle of Blue about the water cycle of the tar sands while he attends a high-level conference in Alberta, Canada.
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

The Stream, April 4: Water and Politics in South America

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Under a new law, mining and oil companies in Peru will be required…
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

The Stream, March 23: Water Security Is National Security

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Water scarcity will likely create conflict in regions around…
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

The Stream, March 21: Drought, Fire, and Kenya's Wildlife

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Drought and Water Access A forest fire in China's Yunnan province…
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

The Stream, March 7: Australia Floods Stir Murray-Darling Debate

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Extensive flooding in Australia makes the need to implement a…