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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 Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
Chennai
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
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Drop by Drop, Better Management Makes Dents in China’s Water Stress

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • water risk
Yellow River, China
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
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It's Not Just Cape Town: 4 Shrinking Reservoirs to Watch

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk
Al Massira dam, Morocco
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  • drought
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • Water
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From Waste to Watts: How Sewage Could Help Fix India's Water, Energy and Sanitation Woes

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • waste
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Unkal tank
  • Water
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  • waste
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
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China’s Water Stress Is on the Rise

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • industry
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
China’s Yellow River
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • industry
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
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Does Coal Always Mean Water Stress Along With Economic Growth?

  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Water
  • water risk
By adopting water conservation technologies, water saved in the agriculture sector can be transferred to the coal sector, however, with high cost. Photo by Yuan Wang.
  • Economics
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  • fossil fuels
  • Water
  • water risk
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Beyond Conflict, Water Stress Contributed to Europe’s Migration Crisis

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • water risk
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  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
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Water for All: How to Ensure We Leave No One Behind

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • sustainable development goals
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • sustainable development goals
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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  • Aqueduct
  • Water
  • mapping
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Win-win: Reducing Water Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in China’s Power Sector

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
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
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
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3 Maps Explain India’s Growing Water Risks

  • Aqueduct
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
In India more than 100 million people live in areas of poor water quality. Photo by Sambhaav Trust/Flickr.
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
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  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
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  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
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Energy-gulping Desalination Can’t Solve China’s Water Crisis Alone

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • Cities
  • water risk
Tianjin is home to the Beijiang and Dagang desalination plants, which together are expected to account for a third of China’s 1.5-2 million-ton capacity by 2015. (Tianjin, China) Photo by Sam Gao/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • Cities
  • water risk

Shale Energy Potential Depends on Water Supply

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale development site, Australia. Photo Credit: John Amos/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

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

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
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  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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China’s Response to Air Pollution Poses Threat to Water

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
China's persistent smog prompted the State Council to announce an Air Pollution Control Action Plan. Photo credit: sheilaz413, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

Water Risk on the Rise

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk
Businesses are waking up to the risks water can pose to their operations and bottom line. (Credit: The National Guard/Flickr).
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk
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  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Water
  • water risk
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5 Sobering Realities about Global Water Security

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk

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