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The Stream, April 17: Iran's $1.5 Billion Water Transfer Project

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Iran has launched a $US 1.5 billion project to divert water from…

China Turns Profit From Coal-to-liquid Fuels Production, May Expand Controversial Program

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Though China suspended most of its coal-to-liquid fuels refineries in 2008 due to concerns for scarce water resources and high production costs, recent financial gains may lead it to reconsider its policy.
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China to Cap Energy Use by 2015 in National Low-Carbon Plan

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The energy target will be the highlight of a document to come later this year, as well as a cornerstone of China's efforts to curb soaring greenhouse gas emissions, which currently stand at a quarter of the global total. Cutting coal consumption will inevitably also cut water use, as coal is China's largest industrial user of water.

The Stream, July 15: Central Asia's Climate-Water-Energy-Food Nexus

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Peabody Energy Corp. will pursue a giant coal-mine project in…

The Stream, June 14: Italian Referendum Rejects Nuclear Power, Water Privatization

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More than 90 percent of Italians rejected Silvio Berlusconi-era…

The Stream, April 7: America's Abandoned Gas and Oil Wells

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Foreign Affairs analyzes why food subsidies have prevented and…

The Stream, March 29: Kenya Opens Carbon Exchange

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

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

The Stream, February 16: Asia's Greenest Cities

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Singapore is the green champion among Asia's cities, according…