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  1. The Water Diplomat Talks- Susanne Schmeier, IHE Delft: Water, Climate Change And Conflict Linkages

    5 Feb 2019- 12:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELFT, Netherlands Dr Susanne Schmeier, Senior Lecturer in Water Law and Diplomacy at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, the world's largest international graduate water education facility, speak ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:54

  2. New Resource Watch Platform Appraises Reservoir Vulnerability in Morocco, India, Iraq, Spain

    12 Apr 2018- 11:44 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Resources Institute The World Resources Institute (WRI) looks beyond Cape Town's "Day Zero" crisis and examines certain indicators to get a sense of other countries' vulnera ...

    Local Press Report - 04/12/2018 - 11:44

  3. Cargill, WRI Partner to Address Supply Chain Deforestation, Water Risk

    24 Mar 2016- 08:18 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Edie.net International agri-foods business Cargill has forged a new partnership with global research organisation World Resources Institute (WRI) to improve the sustainability of its supply chain, wi ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2016 - 08:18

  4. Growth of Coal-Fired Power Could Lead to Water Crises, Conflicts Around the World: Greenpeace

    24 Mar 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMSTERDAM, Netherlands The life cycle of coal-generated electricity-- from mining and washing to burning and waste management-- has major impacts on freshwater systems around the world. In many countries, coal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2016 - 10:04

  5. AGWA Presents Two New Initiatives at White House Water Summit

    23 Mar 2016- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA), a network hosted and chaired by the Stockholm International Water Institute, presented two new initiatives-- the new water climate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2016 - 10:39

  6. Industries Must Think Differently About How to Manage Water, Energy Needs: Report

    29 Jan 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Global population growth and economic development, with the attendant increase in demand for water and energy, mean industries will have to think differently about how they manage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2016 - 11:07

  7. UN, World Bank, Partners Form Heads of State Panel on Water

    22 Jan 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland A new Heads of State Panel on Water, which aims to mobilize support for the water-related UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the top political level, was announced this week during t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2016 - 10:40

  8. Thirty-Three Countries Could Face High Water Stress in 2040: WRI

    27 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Thirty-three countries could face extremely high water stress in 2040, according to a new analysis by the World Resources Institute (WRI). In its Aqueduct Projected Water Stress C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/27/2015 - 10:05

  9. Water More Important to Iran’s Future Than Oil

    24 Aug 2015- 08:42 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Oil Price Though economic promise is on the horizon for Iran, the crippling effects of international sanctions still handicap the water-poor nation of 78 million. What’s worse, the current drought, which str ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2015 - 08:42

  10. WRI Launches Global Flood Risk Assessment Tool

    10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water ris ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2015 - 11:03

  11. River Flooding Could Affect 54 Million People Worldwide by 2030

    6 Mar 2015- 09:11 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Scientific American River flooding could affect 54 million people worldwide in 2030 as more extreme rainfall and the rapid expansion of cities double exposure to inundation, according to a new analysi ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2015 - 09:11

  12. 100 Million Indians Live With Poor Water Quality: WRI

    3 Mar 2015- 09:42 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Deutsche Welle Groundwater levels in India are falling as farmers, city residents and industries drain wells and aquifers, according to the World Resources Institute (WRI). And water that is available ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2015 - 09:42

  13. Caribbean Drought Highlighted

    19 Feb 2015- 10:38 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC The Guardian Water-related risks in Caribbean islands such as Saint Lucia, Barbados, Antigua and Jamaica compare to those in the Western Sahara and parts of the Middle East, according to the World Re ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2015 - 10:38

  14. South Africa Turns to Cuban Experts to Plug Water Losses

    18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa has hired Cuban experts to help it address high levels of water losses, which are currently estimated at about 37 percent. These losses cost the South African water sect ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:12

  15. Desalination Too Energy Intensive for China: WRI

    19 Jan 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QINGDAO, China Seawater desalination is likely too energy intensive to be a major water source for China’s coastal cities, according to an analysis by global research organization the World Resources Institute ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/19/2015 - 10:49

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