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  1. Water Diplomacy Talks-- Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute

    25 Jan 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat OAKLAND, California Dr Peter Gleick of The Pacific Institute speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”. Since the 1980s the Pacific Institute has main ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 08:57

  2. List of Water-Related Conflicts Worldwide Is Growing

    19 Feb 2016- 09:16 by Local Press Report OAKLAND, CA Desert Sun Violent conflicts over water have been flaring in places from Yemen to Peru, and an updated global list shows a sharp rise in the number of water-related clashes reported over the past three ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2016 - 09:16

  3. Clorox Signs on to UN Global Compact

    26 Oct 2015- 09:39 by Local Press Report OAKLAND, CA Marketwired The Clorox Company announced today it has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world's largest corporate responsibility (CR) initiative. Signatories pledg ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2015 - 09:39

  4. CEO Water Mandate Releases Final Disclosure Guidelines

    2 Oct 2014- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, CA, United States The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate this week released its final Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines, which aim to provide “a common approach for companies to effectively and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2014 - 09:00

  5. Private Sector Involvement Can Be Powerful Tool in Water Security: CEO Water Mandate

    3 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, CA, United States The private sector can be a “powerful tool” in the effort to achieve water security, according to a new discussion paper released this week by the CEO Water Mandate and environmental ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2014 - 10:04

  6. Drought, Water and Agricultural Management, Climate All Factors in Syrian Conflict

    30 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, CA, United States A severe long-term drought that brought on one of the worst crop failures ever in Syria, coupled with water mismanagement, have contributed to the ongoing civil war in that country, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2014 - 10:01

  7. Global Cooperation in Water Governance Key to Solving Water Crisis: Pacific Institute

    29 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, CA, United States As the world becomes more interconnected, a more holistic approach to global water governance is the best way to handle shared water challenges, according to a new report by non-prof ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2013 - 10:01

  8. Growth in Innovation, Awareness Show the World Is Moving in the Right Direction for Global Water, Sanitation Crisis: Pacific Institute

    With innovative solutions and a growing awareness of both water problems and the ability to solve them, Pacific Institute President and co-founder Dr. Peter Gleick said he is “cautiously optimistic that we are moving in the right direction” in solving the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  9. Large-Scale Land Investments Threaten Water Resources: Oakland Institute

    Millions of hectares of fertile land, approximately seven times the size of France, have being snatched up in the developing world since 2007 for large-scale industry and plantations, according to Frederic Mousseau, policy director at the Oakland Institut ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  10. Gates Foundation Donates $11 Million for Sanitation, Hygiene in Vietnam, Cambodia

    21 Aug 2012- 10:39 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam Net Bridge The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $10.9 million USD grant to Oakland-based East Meets West Foundation to improve sanitation and hygiene in rural Cambodia and Vietnam. Ea ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2012 - 10:45

  11. UN Guidelines Address "Land-Grabs"

    25 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UNITED NATIONS The United Nations has issued the first-ever set of guidelines that addresses the displacement of people or their livelihoods in deals made by their governments to lease or sell large areas of l ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  12. More Funders Pull Out of Heartland Institute Over Ad Campaign

    17 May 2012- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, CHICAGO, IL This week, pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, BB&T bank and PepsiCo became the latest companies to pull funding for conservative think tank the Heartland Institute. The pullouts cam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  13. Gleick Admits Impersonation, Shocks Water Communities

    13 Mar 2012- 00:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, OAKLAND, CA Noted climate and water scientist Peter Gleick, Ph.D., shocked academic and scientific organization worldwide last month when he admitted fraudulently obtaining documents from the He ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  14. Rising Powers Snap Up Land and Water in Developing Countries

    Your new neighbor in rural Africa or Latin America is increasingly likely to be a multinational company.  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  15. Biofuels Raise Water Worries in Africa’s Drought-Affected Areas

    26 Sep 2011- 18:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium East African leaders and aid organizations struggling to help the more than 13 million people affected by drought are focusing on improved water management to prevent future calamities and st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:43