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As Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan continue their historic negotiations over the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam being built near the source of the Blue Nile, we are reminded of the grave stakes involved when countries share water resources, writes Lauren Nicole Core.
The United States can work with partner countries to use existing resources in a more coordinated manner in order to achieve immediate progress toward mitigating the negative impacts of climate change on Kiribati, writes C. Steven McGann.
Telecommunications advances are now making it possible for governments and utilities to make better resource management decisions when it comes to water and energy, writes Brian Chase.
U.S.-Russia missile saber-rattling in the Arctic sends threatening political messages but the bigger threat is its lasting environmental damage, writes Ibrahim Al-Marashi.
Iran could be drawn into a major water dispute with Iraq and its policy of “water diplomacy” won’t be sufficient to resolve the situation, writes Banafsheh Keynoush.
In response to the Nigerian government’s failure to provide basic services like safe water, several insurgent groups have arisen to take matters into their own hands, writes Marcus DuBois King.
New technologies, perspectives, and realities—such as climate change and more extreme weather conditions—have led us to realize that stormwater capture is no longer just an option, but an essential element in our toolbox to create a more sustainable Los Angeles County, writes Maria Mehranian.
There is now a real opportunity to develop the Arctic in a sustainable way, in consultation with and consideration for the people that live there, but the clock is ticking due to climate change, writes Jeremy McKenzie.
The Pacific Council's VP of Initiatives Megan Karsh summarizes the Water Scarcity Field Foray in Sacramento.