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Water world - headlines

•How Power Generation Threatens Water Supplies, And Climate Change Threatens Both •Dry Fields, Dirty Water •The Thirsty West: What Happens in Vegas Doesn’t Stay in Vegas •World’s 18 Most Water-Stressed Rivers •Sandra Postel: Are Americans Facing Reality About …

California Drought: Is this the big one?  

Rainstorms finally arrived in California...but the big reservoirs are still pitifully low, and snow pack is less than a quarter of normal. Hundreds of thousands of acres will not be planted, and food bills will likely go up in North America, and possibly around the world.

Enough is Enough: Coal Pollution Spills Reveal a Water Safety Crisis

The West Virginia chemical spill underscores why we need to do more to safeguard our water supply.

Record Bitumen Seepage in Alberta Continues Unabated

The Alberta Energy Regulator is 100 per cent funded by industry.

Fracking headlines

•Fracking is depleting water supplies in America's driest areas, report shows •Why Shale Oil Boosters Are Charlatans In Disguise •Risks of Fracking Boom Draw Renewed Attention from Investors •Canadian awaits verdict on fracking nightmareF•ocus on well efficiency keeps …

Oil headlines

•Light tight oil does not diminish the importance of Middle East supply, IEA says in latest World Energy Outlook •IEA warns of future oil supply crunch •Oil crumps: Libya, Iraq ‘pay the price for chaotic Western intervention’ •North Dakota's Salty Fracked Wells …

New Mexicans Call for Conservation over River Diversions

The western United States was settled with the help of big dams and river diversions that delivered distant water to burgeoning cities and farms, but at least one state is saying it’s time to shift gears.

SNAKE OIL: Chapter 4 - Fracking Wars, Fracking Casualties

Why has there been such a massive grassroots backlash against fracking? In this chapter, we’ll look at the evidence for fracking’s impacts on water, air, land, and climate. Reader warning: it ain’t pretty.

More Water Stress than Meets the Eye

In nearly 1 in 10 U.S. watersheds, water use exceeds the natural water supply. 

Fracking headlines

•Shale miracle is surprisingly unprofitable •France’s Fracking Ban ‘Absolute’ After Court Upholds Law •Duke Study: Fracking Is Leaving Radioactive Pollution In Pennsylvania Rivers •Montana Towns Struggle With Oil Boom Cost as Dollars Flee

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