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Four Billion People Face Severe Water Scarcity

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Cities, farming regions, and arid lands are most affected, study…

2015 Biggest Trends: Water Scarcity Rises to Top Global Concern

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After a year of deep droughts, worsening pollution, rising sea…

South African Power Plants Roiled By Water Scarcity and Global Pivot Away From Carbon

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Bankruptcies, project shutdowns, regulation, and emission limits…

Water Resources Highlighted in Climate Adaptation Plans

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Countries see climate adaptation as a water problem Photo…

Commentary on SDG 6.4: Continued Lack of Storage Considerations in Water Scarcity Metrics

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It remains unclear how the success of an ambitious goal to improve…

Catalyst: California Series Sketches Blueprint for Drought Response

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Strategies must bridge political jurisdictions and reflect local water conditions.

Report: Lima Citizens Shoulder the Financial Burden of Water Insecurity

In Peru’s capital city, vulnerable communities pay a premium for water as poor infrastructure, population growth, and climate change pressure supplies.

California Drought Effect on Food Prices – Not Much

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Groundwater, food imports, low fuel prices, and a strong American dollar have more influence on prices than drought.

Water Left Out Of Lima Climate Negotiations

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A month after water supply was a central feature of a U.S. –…

Infographic: Sao Paulo Drought Lowers Reservoirs to Critical Water Levels

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The Cantareira reservoir water system that supplies half of Sao Paulo’s 20 million residents is now only 10 percent full after more than year of record-setting drought.

Infographic: Brazil's Water Resources Far Away From Major Cities

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Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil and the ninth largest in…