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Making Water Stress a ‘Wedge’ Issue

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A new approach puts people at the center of the water discussion. Image…
Central Arizona Project irrigation groundwater Colorado River farmland fallowing Arizona Yuma Mesa

Study: Water Stress Affects Fewer Cities Than Previously Thought

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Pipelines and canals buy some cities a ticket out of water stress…

Report: 25% of World's Agriculture Growing in Regions of High Water Stress

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A new study from the World Resources Institute shows the connection between crops and water scarcity.

The Stream, December 18: 'Peak Farmland' May Be Good for All

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Will farm land run out? The New York Times Dot Earth blog takes…

The Stream, October 23: Businesses and Water

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The Carbon Disclosure Project of London, UK has released the…

The Stream, September 21: India Water Dispute

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India A water shortage in India's Cauvery River Basin has pitted…

The Stream, March 20: Connecting the Dots Between Water Stress and Food Prices

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Hydropower and Water Security Two of the world's biggest energy…

Report: Thirsty Power Plants Increase U.S. Water Stress

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Water-energy choke points in Texas serve as examples of a larger issue for the United States, as pointed out in a new report for the Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative, spearheaded by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

The Stream, April 27: Climate Change Impacts

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A new federal report on the impact of climate change in the western…

The Stream, March 23: World Water Ranking

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Mauritania, Kuwait and Jordan are the most water-stressed countries…

Choke Point: China - Confronting Water Scarcity and Energy Demand in the World’s Largest Country

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An escalating confrontation over resources; a confrontation with global implications.