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  1. Companies Must Move Faster to Address Water Risk. Exxon, Chevron and Shell Fail to Respond to Investor Disclosure Request

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco A new report by CDP, "Thirsty business: Why water is vital to climate action", launched 15th November at COP22 in Marrakesh, reveals that drought, flooding and increased water stre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2016 - 13:26

  2. Economic Costs of Disasters Underestimated by 60 Percent

    16 Nov 2016- 04:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco The impact of extreme natural disasters is equivalent to a global $520 billion USD loss in annual consumption, and forces some 26 million people into poverty each year, a new report from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2016 - 13:20

  3. Two More Nigerian Communities Sue Shell Over Niger Delta Oil Spills

    2 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Ogale and Bille communities from Nigeria’s Rivers State are suing oil giant Shell in a London court over contamination in the Niger Delta. They are being represented by British law fi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2016 - 10:45

  4. Businesses Need Systems Thinking, Innovation to Address Water-Energy-Food Nexus Challenges

    24 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The energy-water-food nexus requires businesses to adopt innovative “systems thinking” to address systemic challenges worldwide, participants heard at a roundtable discussion on “ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2015 - 10:22

  5. Shell Minimized Impact of Oil Spills in Nigeria: Amnesty International

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Documents submitted by Shell as part of a UK court case show that the oil giant repeatedly minimized the size and impact of two major oil spills in Bodo, Nigeria, in an attempt to minimi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:20

  6. New Report Criticizes Nigerian Government Response to Ogoniland Oil Pollution

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria Nigerian NGO the Social Development Integrated Center (Social Action) this week released a new report that highlights serious shortcomings in the Nigerian government’s response to oil po ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21

  7. OOSKAnews Announces More Panelists for Second aquaNOW Audience

    24 Oct 2014- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom Starting last week, OOSKAnews began introducing readers to the panelists who will participate in the second aquaNOW Audience, which will be conducted on November 11, 2014 an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 10:22

  8. Netherlands to Help Myanmar Manage Water

    10 Sep 2014- 10:21 by Local Press Report AMSTERDAM Democratic Voice of Burma During the last day of Burmese President Thein Sein’s ten-day tour through Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands, the Dutch government announced support for water management p ...

    Local Press Report - 09/10/2014 - 12:27

  9. Niger Delta Oil Spill Victims Reject Shell Offer; London Court to Decide Case

    16 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom After Niger Delta communities rejected a compensation offer from Shell, calling the offer ridiculously low and an insult, a London court is now expected to decide how much the company wi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2013 - 10:02

  10. South Africa to Require Water User Licenses for Shale Gas Exploration

    10 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South African Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa announced last week that all companies planning to use hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to explore for shale ga ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/10/2013 - 10:04

  11. Nigerian Community Groups Urge Environmental State of Emergency Due to Oil Spills in Ogoniland

    6 Aug 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria Environmental groups gathered in Nigeria’s Ogoniland region last weekend to call for a state of environmental emergency to be declared to mark the second anniversary of a UN Environment Program ( ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2013 - 10:08

  12. Algeria Plans Shale Gas Expansion With Shell, Eni, Talisman

    Algeria has announced plans to move forward with its controversial shale gas exploration expansion, although experts are warning that it poses a serious threat to the country’s scarce water resources. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/13/2012 - 10:54

  13. Water Scarcity Affecting Global Power Supplies


    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  14. Leading Academic Sees New Water Innovations Coming From Private Sector

    The global water industry is now grappling with a complete paradigm shift, in which innovations are increasingly coming not from the public sector or academia, as in the past, but from R&D by private companies, according to National University of Sing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2012 - 11:59

  15. British Companies Seek to Invest in Philippine Infrastructure

    30 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Three British companies engaged in mass transport systems are looking at investments in the Philippines, particularly in major infrastructure projects such as railways, airports and seaport ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:47