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In China’s Coal Belt, A Refinery Drains Water and Life

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A Chinese researcher reveals massive groundwater use at a coal-to-liquids…

China Takes a Keen Interest in Water-Energy Connections

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Circle of Blue's Keith Schneider reports from Beijing on discussions…

Report: Half of U.S. Fracking Wells Drilled in Highly Water-stressed Regions

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Energy companies should provide better data on fracking water…

Thinking Big and Small About Natural Gas and Water

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A U.S. Senate hearing on drought and energy provided some statements…

The Stream, February 5: Water-Energy Nexus in China

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When a Greenpeace China rapid response team ventured to a chemical…

The Stream, February 4: Smart Metering Facing Resistance

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Smart water meters—digital meters that measure usage and transmit…

Study: 80 Percent of U.S. Electricity from Renewables Is Technically Feasible, But Faces Significant Barriers

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A massive U.S. government study shows what an electrical grid powered largely by renewable sources looks like, but not the path to get there.

Global Coal Consumption Up 48 Percent 2001-2010, and Four Other Prominent Numbers from the BP Energy Review

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Renewable energy consumption increases, but King Coal is tenacious. Last…

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, June 14: Reports on Water Infrastructure and Global Energy Use

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Statistics Aging water and sewer infrastructure and finding…

Economics and Water Concerns Alter the Solar Landscape in the US West

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The falling price of photovoltaic panels and public concerns…

Water News: What's Ahead in 2012

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News headlines are often dominated by the big, unexpected events…