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Michel Jarraud: Water Can Be Fought Over or Shared, But Cooperation Brings More Benefits for All

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For World Water Day 2013, Skoll World Forum and Circle of Blue asked four of the world’s leading water experts to weigh in. Here is what Michel Jarraud, chair of UN-Water and Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, had to say about the potential for cooperation around water.

Countdown To Rio

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Check back with Circle of Blue for the latest news and reports in the lead-up to, during, and after the Rio+20 conference. Make sure to stay tuned during the conference, as well, as we will be continuing our coverage through June 27.

The Stream, June 26: U.S. Supreme Court Awards Georgia in Tri-State Water Dispute

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Tough verdict on Rio+20 from author George Monbiot: governments…

The Stream, June 20: Maryland's Million-year-old Water

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Maryland is sitting atop an aquifer containing water that is…

Infographic: G20 Renewable Energy from 2002 to 2020

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The NRDC predicts that the G20 will produce less than 4 percent from renewables by 2015 and 6 percent by 2020, up from only 2.6 percent currently and 0.86 percent in 2002.

The Stream, June 18: What's the Potential of Green Accounting?

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Can putting a monetary value on natural resources reign in unfettered…

The Stream, May 16: How Satisfactory Is World Water Quality?

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A new poll from Gallup asked people in 140 countries how satisfied…

Q&A: Ben Braga on the 6th World Water Forum

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Ben Braga, the president of the International Committee for the 6th World Water Forum and the vice president of the World Water Council, talks with Circle of Blue about the Forum next week, the Rio+20 Summit in June, and the solutions to the world water crisis.

The Stream, February 7: Extreme Weather

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Weather Extremes Thousands of Australians have been forced from…

The Stream, January 12: Water as Business Risk

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Next to power shortages, water scarcity will be the next big…

The Stream, October 31: Seven Billion and Counting

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Climate change has had devastating affects on glaciers in the…

The Stream, September 5: Floods in India

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Floods caused by monsoon rains have affected millions of people…