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EPA Clean Power Plan Delivers Significant Benefits for Water

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Cutting carbon emissions from power plants will lead to reductions…

The Stream, March 6: More Than 1 Million Syrian Refugees

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There are now more than 1 million Syrians either registered as…
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Forecasting Western U.S. Water Supply in 2012: La Niña Again Delivers a Wet North and a Dry South

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As water availability data starts coming in, this year's water allocations and the potential consequences for irrigation, hydropower, wildfires, and flooding are being assessed — La Niña weather patterns have returned this year, but water supply conditions generally are not as extreme as they were 2011.

The Stream, December 5: Afghanistan-Pakistan Water Relations

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Afghanistan's plans to build 12 dams on the Kabul River, and…

The Stream, November 16: Air Pollution Worsens Droughts and Floods

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Wind-generated electricity will cost the same as electricity…

The Stream, March 29: Kenya Opens Carbon Exchange

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Kenya expects to start construction of a 300-megawatt Lake Turkana…

Infographic: China's Wind Energy Sector is Global Leader

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Wind generating capacity in China has reached more than 42 GW—the most of any country.

New Wind and Solar Sectors Won't Solve China's Water Scarcity

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Clean alternatives help, but not nearly enough, to loosen energy-water choke point

Photo Slideshow — Choke Point: China

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A gallery of images from Choke Point: China, a new water-energy series about the tightening noose that could choke off China’s modernization.

Research Program Investigates Norway’s Potential as Europe’s Battery

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Norway could use its hydropower reservoirs to balance wind energy in an integrated electrical grid.
Video: The Future of Wind Power

Video: The Future of Wind Power

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Denmark has pioneered wind power for commercial use over the last three decades -- today the European country produces almost half of the world's wind turbines.

Opinion: Rural Farmers Know Wind, Water Well

A windmill may conjure fantasies of quaint Dutch pastoralism,…