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War and Water: Middle East Conflicts in the Watershed

Peter Neill | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

The location of these cities and the caravan or highway routes between them are all testimony to the fact that for all time water has enabled the true security of the region. Take away the slogans and guns, let the people live there, and the water will sustain them.

Reaping the Whirlwind: Water War Along the California-Oregon Border

Joe S. Whitworth | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green
Joe S. Whitworth

What events will jar us into realizing we need to shift our water management style? Our high capacity to ignore big, observable facts gives preference to how things used to be over how things ought to be--and that won't work on the road ahead.

One Map That Explains Why Egypt Cares So Much About Ethiopia's Nile Dam

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 06.14.2013 | World

The Associated Press reports that Ethiopia has ratified a landmark accord with five other African countries concerning the shared use of the Nile Rive...

'Green News Report' - June 13, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Peak What? Ask Barbie and Mickey Mouse

Terry Tamminen | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

There are a lot of disagreements about whether we have reached peak oil or when the downhill slope will hit a point that brings a significant percentage of our vehicles to a grinding halt, but the concept has made scientists and policy makers ask the question: What other critical resources may be peaking?

Water Wars? Here in the US?

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Water is serious business. As populations and economies grow, and as we increasingly reach "peak water" limits to local water resources, I believe that the risks of conflicts will increase, even here in the United States.

'Green News Report' - December 18, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! Welcome a...

The New and Improved Water Cycle?

Joan B. Rose | Posted 01.26.2013 | Science
Joan B. Rose

Can we improve our reuse of water? Can we enhance our wastewater treatment to produce water fit for beneficial purposes? More water quality testing, better wastewater treatment and acknowledgement of this recycling is needed.

The Madness of King Jerry

Glen Martin | Posted 10.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Glen Martin

Recycling, conservation, desalinization plants and rain recovery systems for new residential and commercial projects will all help assure California's water security. A peripheral canal makes no sense economically or environmentally.

Tensions Simmer Over Global Water Disputes

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2012 | Green

July 23 (AlertNet) - Disputes over water are common around the world, exacerbated by climate change, growing populations, rapid urbanisation, incre...

Tensions Rise Over India's Dam Project

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2012 | Green

* Future demand for water may spark conflict * Disputes over Himalayan rivers make South Asia a flashpoint * India's hy...

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Can We Ignore The Cost Of 'Hidden Water'?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green

What is the true cost of the water we use everyday? As the short video above explains, much of our water usage can come from the "hidden water" th...

'Green News Report' - March 27, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Warning -...

PHOTOS: No Water, No Life

Posted 08.03.2011 | Green

From the International League of Conservation Photographers: As water wars loom locally and globally, No Water No Life ® is dedicated to combining...

China's New 'Political Weapon'?

AP | By DENIS D. GRAY | Posted 06.16.2011 | Green

BAHIR JONAI, India -- The wall of water raced through narrow Himalayan gorges in northeast India, gathering speed as it raked the banks of towering tr...

Prepare for the Next Conflict: Water Wars

Erik Rasmussen | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green
Erik Rasmussen

The planet is facing a 'water bankruptcy' and we are facing a gloomy future where the fight for the 'blue gold' is king.

New Video Game Studies How People React To Water Shortages

Treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Water Wars uses a gaming platform to conduct a study on how people respond to water shortages. Intel Labs developers have ventured into combining 3D g...