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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
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  • water stress
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water
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Chennai
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  • floods
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  • Water Security
  • India
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Water Stress Threatens Nearly Half the World’s Thermal Power Plant Capacity

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water
  • water stress
Kolubara A thermal power plant in Serbia.
  • Energy
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  • fossil fuels
  • water
  • water stress
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What Are the Environmental Costs of Valentine’s Day Flowers?

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water stress
Roses bought for Valentine's Day.
  • Forests
  • Water
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  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
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The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water
  • water stress
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
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  • climate policy
  • Climate
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Ranking the World’s Most Water-Stressed Countries in 2040

  • Water
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  • data
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
14 of the 33 likely most water stressed countries in 2040 are in the Middle East. (Dubai, UAE) Photo by Jason Mrachina/Flickr.
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  • data
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Win-win: Reducing Water Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in China’s Power Sector

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • Climate
  • GHG
  • GHG emissions
  • water
China’s power sector is the nation’s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions and its biggest industrial water user. To meet increasing energy demand, the country may double its installed generation capacity by 2030. Photo by Asian Development Bank/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • Climate
  • GHG
  • GHG emissions
  • water
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World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods

  • Water
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  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • climate change
  • maps
  • rivers
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Citizens flee floods in Sri Lanka. Photo by trokilinochchi/Wikimedia Commons.
  • Water
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • climate change
  • maps
  • rivers
  • water
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Latin American Experts Need Good Data to Plan for Water Stress and a Changing Climate

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Latin America
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Dry conditions have already cut into Brazil’s grain and coffee production. Photo credit: Nelo Mijangos/Flickr
  • Water
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  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Latin America
  • water
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Shale Energy Potential Depends on Water Supply

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • shale gas
  • United States
  • water
  • water stress
Shale development site, Australia. Photo Credit: John Amos/Flickr
  • Energy
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  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • shale gas
  • United States
  • water
  • water stress

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • shale gas
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
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  • China
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  • United Kingdom
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40 Percent of Countries with Largest Shale Energy Resources Face Water Stress

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate
  • shale gas
  • water
  • water stress
Shale-energy production is vulnerable wherever surface or groundwater is limited. As water demands increase, other water users like farms and homes around these plays face higher competition for water. Photo Credit: Justin Woolford/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate
  • shale gas
  • water
  • water stress
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Identifying the Global Coal Industry’s Water Risks

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • coal
  • Energy
  • water
  • water risk
As with most energy sources, coal-related industries—including mining, coal-to-chemicals, and power generation—are extremely water-intensive. Photo credit: Peter Van den Bossche, Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • coal
  • Energy
  • water
  • water risk
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Water Stress Magnifies Drought’s Negative Impacts throughout the United States

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • climate change
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Drought affected corn crops in Texas in August 2013. Photo credit: USDA, Flickr
  • Water
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  • drought
  • climate change
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Multinationals Need to Take Notice and Take Action on Water Risk Data

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • rivers
  • water
  • water risk
Brazil has 12% of the world's freshwater resources, but its industries, farms, and communities are concentrated along the coasts, unable to access much of the country's plentiful resources. Photo credit: Flickr/John Wiseman
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • rivers
  • water
  • water risk

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