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Meghalaya Documentary — “Broken Landscape” — Broadcast Premiere on CNN-IBN in India

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The film explores one of the world’s most dangerous coal fields.

Meghalaya Documentary -- "Broken Landscape" -- Premieres At Big Sky Film Festival

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The film explores one of the world's most dangerous coal fields.

Behind the Scenes: Publishing the Global Choke Point eBook

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Reporter Andrew Maddocks explains how a months-long labor of love came to digital fruition this week.

The Stream, December 8: Water for Export

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An Israeli desalination plant that is expected to start operations…

The Stream, September 18: Environmental Surveys

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The European Commission will give Pakistan additional $8.96 million…
China Water Stats Information Graphic

Infographic: Beijing Water Use and Population Statistics

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The population of China's capital has doubled since 1980, and, though agricultural and industrial water use is down, municipal use is up.

Infographic: Successes and Failures of China's Five-Year Plans (1996 -2010)

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A breakdown of previous plans gives context to the newly released 12th Five-Year Plan.

China's Water: Circle of Blue, Wilson Center Panel & Exhibit Jan. 20

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Join Circle of Blue, the China Environment Forum and Western Kentucky University for Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep, a special discussion and photography exhibit opening at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on January 20 in Washington. Following the footsteps of centuries of scholarship within China, scientists around the world are studying China's complex karst landscape, working to empower local populations to gain access to water that flows in giant rivers unseen beneath the ground. Presented with support from USAID. RSVP here.

Environmental Policy Council Advises Cut in China’s Carbon Intensity

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China should reduce its carbon intensity by 4 to 5 percent per year to achieve goals of low-carbon development by 2050. The proposal from the China Council of International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) is the first time such a high-level organization has proposed firm targets for emissions.

Report: Global Urban Poverty - Setting the Agenda

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The new Global Urban Poverty: Setting the Agenda report details…