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India Water Tool

This technical note describes the specifics of the indicator data and calculations underpinning the India Water Tool 2.0 (IWT).

The IWT 2.0 allows companies, government agencies, and other users identify their water risks, prioritize their water management actions, plan for sustainable...

Wetting and Drying: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Saving Water from Rice Production

Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Installment Eight

Installment 8 of Creating a Sustainable Food Future explores the potential to improve water management in rice production in order to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas...

In fast-urbanizing China, nearly 90 percent of coastal cities face some degree of water scarcity and roughly 300 million rural residents lack access to clean water.

To quench the country’s chronic thirst, the Chinese government has turned to desalination, aiming to produce as much as 3 million cubic meters of desalinated water daily by 2020, up from today’s 0.77 million cubic meter.

The shale gas revolution, which began nearly 10 years ago in the United States, is poised to spread across the globe. For many countries, shale gas could strengthen energy security while cutting emissions.

But unlocking this massive resource comes with a significant environmental risk: access to freshwater for drinking, agriculture, and industrial use.

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