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Renewable Energy Is Soaring. Are We Ready?

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
Housekeeper cleaning solar thermal panels in India
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
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The Rise of the Urban Energy “Prosumer”

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
Solar panel on roof
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • renewable energy

Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Equity & Governance
  • Freshwater
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity & Governance
  • Freshwater
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Sustainable Diets: What You Need to Know in 12 Charts

  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • Freshwater
grocery store
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • Freshwater
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Companies Could Profit from Setting Water Targets Informed by Science

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate science
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Irrigation System
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate science
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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World Water Day: How “Sludge” Can Power China’s Cities While Cutting Emissions

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
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Signs of Worry, Signs of Hope on World Water Day

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Cities
  • wastewater
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Children in India carry water.
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Cities
  • wastewater
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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What Are the Environmental Costs of Valentine’s Day Flowers?

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water risk
Roses bought for Valentine's Day.
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water risk
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Solving the Twin Crises of Energy and Water Scarcity

  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
Power plant and water
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
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Does Coal Always Mean Water Stress Along With Economic Growth?

  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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Beyond Conflict, Water Stress Contributed to Europe’s Migration Crisis

  • Climate Resilience
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • water risk
Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/47205547@N02/21910319813/">MichaelGubi</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate Resilience
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • water risk
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Cities Can Save Money by Investing in Natural Infrastructure for Water

  • Cities
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Freshwater
Jardim Botânico, Curitiba, Brazil. Photo by Leonardo Shinagawa/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Freshwater

Protect Wildlife, Save Oceans and Reduce Civic Unrest—With Data

  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • low carbon development
Global Fishing Watch uses satellite data to track fishing vessels around the world in near-real time. Image by Global Fishing Watch
  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • low carbon development
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In Order to Solve Pollution, We Must First Solve Governance Challenges

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Air pollution in China's Shaanxi Province. Photo by Gilad Rom/Flickr
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

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

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • data
  • climate change
  • water risk
14 of the 33 likely most water stressed countries in 2040 are in the Middle East. (Dubai, UAE) Photo by Jason Mrachina/Flickr.
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • data
  • climate change
  • water risk