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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…

Pacific Institute Report: Setbacks and Solutions of Water-Energy Clash in U.S. Intermountain West

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At the forefront of a national trend, this region is already suffering from intense conflicts that willy only worsen with climate change and population growth. However, the report also highlights several ways to dramatically reduce the water requirements for electricity generation.