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The Stream, August 3: Of Food and Conflict

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The Shabab Islamist insurgent group in Somalia is blocking starving…
Map Weather Extremes Floods Droughts Tornados

Weather Extremes: Floods, Droughts, Tornadoes, and Extreme Heat Plague Much of U.S.

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Extreme weather events in 2011 have been numerous and diverse, prompting some analysts to link the natural disasters to climate change. Most recently, many states are under exceptional-drought and extreme-heat advisories.
Texas Drought

Dried Up: Texas Industry and Residents Square Off Over Water as Drought Continues

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With nearly 65 percent of Texas experiencing exceptional drought, water is becoming increasingly precious—and scarce—in a state that has to divide the resource between the growing appetites of farmers, city residents, and energy corporations.
Shanghai Drought

Rains Bring Relief For Six-Month China Drought, But Chronic Water Problems Loom

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Although now satiated, the dry spell is the latest in a growing trend of severe water shortages threatening China's food production, energy generation, and accelerating modernization.

Infographic: Interactive Timeline Mapping China's Drought-ridden Provinces Since 2007

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Water scarcity is becoming an increasingly persistent problem…
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The Stream, April 15: Regulating the Natural Gas Industry

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Cuba's worst drought in 50 years has depleted reservoirs by about…
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China Responds to Explosive Growth, Pollution, and Water Scarcity in Latest Five-Year Plan

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Will momentum for runaway development be too powerful to restrain?
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The Stream, March 3: South Africa's Energy Mix

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Members of South Africa's Parliament are pushing for the country…
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The Stream, March 2: Shale Uncovered

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In the next chapter of its gas drilling series, The New York…
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The Stream, February 16: Asia's Greenest Cities

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Singapore is the green champion among Asia's cities, according…
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The Stream, February 15: Budget Cuts

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Greenwire gives details on the highs and lows of President Barack…
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The Stream, February 14: Rivers in the Sky

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has joined…