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Building China's 21st-century Megacity: Shanghai's Experiment with Water and Nature

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A new community on the Yangtze River has, so far, been more successful at attracting ducks than people. But city officials have their sights set high for Lingang Port City, which they say could be home to nearly a million people by 2050. Cleaner water will be a big help.

The Stream, September 20: Biggest Dam Removal in U.S. History

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The United States has started a $27 million project to remove…

The Stream, August 12: DOE Advisory Panel Releases Natural Gas Report

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A draft report by the U.S. Energy Department's natural gas advisory…
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China to Cap Energy Use by 2015 in National Low-Carbon Plan

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The energy target will be the highlight of a document to come later this year, as well as a cornerstone of China's efforts to curb soaring greenhouse gas emissions, which currently stand at a quarter of the global total. Cutting coal consumption will inevitably also cut water use, as coal is China's largest industrial user of water.

The Stream, July 6: Climate Change and Security

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A newly released report by the Institute for Policy Studies suggests…
The Pleasant Power Station, Willow Island, West Virginia. 1.3 megawatt coal-fired power plant.

FOIA Lawsuit Seeks Release of U.S. Department of Energy’s ‘Water-Energy Roadmap’

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The report, one of two ordered by Congress on water and energy, has been delayed for years.

Study Reviews Western United States' Water and Energy Future

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Proposed western water supply projects are energy- and carbon-intensive, research group says.