Climate

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  • 5 Feb 2019- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission announced January 24 that it will refer Spain to the European Court of Justice for failure to take sufficient measures to protect groundwaters that run into the Doñana Wetlands in Andalusia. Spain has long been
  • 3 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States "Climate hazards such as extreme weather, higher temperatures, droughts, floods, wildfires, storms, sea level rise, soil degradation, and acidifying oceans are intensifying, threatening infrastructure, health, and water
  • 3 Feb 2019- 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Three US NGOs filed a lawsuit January 30 against the Trump Administration's US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), claiming that the agency has failed to meet its mandatory obligations under the Safe Drinking Water
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MAPUTO Bloomberg Mozambican authorities will tighten water restrictions in the capital, Maputo, and the neighboring city of Matola because dams that supply the locations have fallen to one-fifth of their capacity, the Water Ministry said. The two cities, home
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MUNICH Space Daily A team at the German Geodetic Research Institute at TUM applied specially developed algorithms to raw measurement data collected from satellite missions. The new model makes it possible to extrapolate water level data for certain points to
  • 30 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HELSINKI, Finland The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) traded its first Nordic-Baltic Blue Bond January 24. The 5-year $220 Million USD bond will support investments in water resource management and protection. Issued in response to new types of pollution
  • 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, speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in
  • 28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE The Engineer As part of a bid to improve our understanding of future sea-level rises, a group of scientists and engineers led by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have used hot water to drill a two-kilometre hole through the ice sheet in West
  • 28 Jan 2019- 07:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARDIFF, United Kingdom New research suggests that future generations could be faced with an environmental “time bomb” as it could take up to 100 years for groundwater systems to respond to climate change. "Global patterns and dynamics of climate
  • 28 Jan 2019- 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India WWF-India and the Indian Banks’ Association define increasing water risk for Indian corporations and identify that this increased risk could ultimately negatively affect the balance sheets of Indian banks in a new report. "Hidden
  • 25 Jan 2019- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLUMBUS OH, United States New scientific research suggests that glacier melt in Southwest Greenland, which previously had not been considered a serious threat, may become a future contributor to sea level rises. Researchers attribute this new
  • 25 Jan 2019- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China authorities are set to strengthen the supervision and examination of the country's "lake chiefs" program in an effort to combat pollution. China started a "river chief" program in December 2016, when the
  • 25 Jan 2019- 06:52 by Local Press Report TOKYO Japan Broadcasting Corporation Tokyo Electric Power Company says it has determined that water containing radioactive substances leaked from a tank at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant for more than two years. The company says there is no impact on
  • 22 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Fukushima nuclear water crisis has been compounded by multiple technical failures and flawed decision making by the Japanese government and the TEPCO utility according to a new Greenpeace report. The report follows an October 2018
  • 21 Jan 2019- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new report by the US Government’s General Accountability Office (GAO) criticizes actions of the administration of President Donald J Trump which, by rescinding Obama-era executive orders and strategies, have reduced the

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