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Do It and Prove It—Information Technology Opens Up the Water Sector

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Organizations are creating tech tools to shine light on water supply operations—and improve service.

Cholera in Haiti -- The Climate Connection

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Researchers explain the correlation between environmental interactions and human health, as reported infections climb to 10,000 cases.

Chinese Power Plant Develops Advanced Coal Technology

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China attempts to move forward with its clean energy ambitions.

Infographic: U.S. Power Sources

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Producing electricity region to region.

Infographic: State Legislatures Bridge Water-Energy Gap

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A look at 16 states with statutes that acknowledge the tightening chokepoint between declining water resources and rising energy demand.

Infographic: Coal and Water – A Resource Mismatch

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The contest between coal-fired energy production and water demand is a mismatch.

Water Scarcity Constrains Food, Energy Security in Vietnam

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As the Southeast Asian country battles with climate change, it looks to use less hydropower.

China Looks to Increase Hydropower to Meet Clean Energy Goals

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While the superpower announces ambitious sustainability goals, it faces droughts and intensive energy needs.

Taking the Pulse of Global Freshwater Issues

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Circle of Blue on what’s happening and what will happen in the water world in 2010.

"Glacier Man" Does Nature’s Work to Mitigate Climate Change

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Chewang Norphel, a civil engineer known locally as the Glacier Man, has been building artificial glaciers to supply irrigation water for the villages of the Ladakh region for the last 15 years. Norphel constructs the glaciers by redirecting autumn and winter melt to shady valleys above the fields.

Keeping an Eye on Water From Space

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Images Courtesy NASA Satellites are increasingly being tasked with keeping an eye on the planet’s fresh water supplies, giving scientists and governments new tools to track how water is used, who is using it, and how to better manage the fragile resource. Some of the results are alarming.

NASA to Launch Moon Water Probe

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lcorss_artwork NASA is sending a kamikaze probe to the moon to finally end the debate over lunar water.