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Peter Gleick

Peter Gleick: The Denominator Problem; Misleading Use of Water Numbers

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I'm a believer in the power of facts and numbers to help make public policy.

Peter Gleick: An International Water Perspective; Water in Crisis

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World Water Week I'm spending the week at the Stockholm Water Symposium, an international meeting involving more than 2,000 people from over 130 countries.

WaterViews | China

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Water pollution stands out as the most serious perceived environmental problem in China.

WaterViews | India

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Compared to other environmental issues, Indians consider water pollution and fresh water shortages to be the most serious, together with failed food crops because of weather.

WaterViews | Russia

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Compared to other environmental issues, Russians consider water pollution to be the most serious.

WaterViews | United Kingdom

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In the United Kingdom, the depletion of natural resources and water issues are regarded as two serious environmental issues.

WWF Report Scrutinizes Germany's Water Consumption

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marketmunich A new report shows that half of Germany’s water consumption comes from virtual water.

Infographic: 10 Things You Should Know About Water

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10thingsknow How much drinkable water is there in the world? How much water does an American, a European, an African use everyday?

Peter Gleick: Saving California Agriculture

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pacinstreport The Pacific Institute has just released a major new study that shows that a strong and healthy California agricultural sector can flourish despite diminishing water supply and future uncertainty from climate change.

California Report: In Dry Times, Deep Reservoir of Water Solutions

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New report highlights possible solutions to state's water shortages.

Scientists Decode the Genomes of Parasitic Flatworms

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dna Scientists have cracked the genetic code of one of the world’s deadliest water-borne parasites, opening the door for better drug treatment and prevention.