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  • 7 Aug 2019- 14:12 by Local Press Report LONDON Food and Drink International British beverage giant, Diageo, is investing £180 million in renewables across its African sites in a move to make its breweries as carbon and water efficient as possible. The company’s largest environmental investment in a
  • 7 Aug 2019- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Info SANTA MONICA CA, United States The US State of California has stood up to the Trump administration with respect to “water mining”. On July 31, the state assembly approved Bill 307 that provides for a comprehensive state review process for all groundwater
  • 7 Aug 2019- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New testing of bottled water in the United States has revealed taints of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (generally, PFAS). The “forever chemicals” have been widely used for decades and have been found in almost
  • 4 Aug 2019- 09:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Copernicus Climate Change Program data indicates that July 2019 equalled, if not surpassed, the hottest month on record. June was also the hottest June on record. This is particularly
  • 4 Aug 2019- 11:17 by Local Press Report GENEVA The Guardian Attempts to solve the climate crisis by cutting carbon emissions from only cars, factories and power plants are doomed to failure, scientists will warn this week. A leaked draft of a report on climate change and land use, which is now
  • 3 Aug 2019- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Meeting Turkish envoy Veysel Eroglu July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq President Barham Salih confirmed that the two countries’ water issues are shared priorities, and that a long-term solution that guaranteed the rights of both parties was required.
  • 3 Aug 2019- 12:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The government of India's lower parliamentary house has passed a bill to amend the country's Inter-State River Water Disputes Act. The purpose of the amendment to 1956 legislation is to address shortcomings that have led to
  • 3 Aug 2019- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A former senior analyst in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research at the United States State Department has defended his decision to resign  last month from his job examining impacts of climate change on national security. In
  • 3 Aug 2019- 13:11 by Local Press Report CANBERRA ABC News (Australia) A "tough cop" will be appointed to oversee the integrity of the entire Murray-Darling Basin under a proposal by Water Minister David Littleproud. The statutory role of inspector-general would monitor compliance,
  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business
  • 2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies. As reported by  OOSKAnews  in May this year, failure
  • 2 Aug 2019- 11:11 by Local Press Report MARICOPA CA Los Angeles Times Solar energy projects could replace some of the jobs and tax revenues that may be lost as constrained water supplies force California’s agriculture industry to scale back. In the San Joaquin Valley alone, farmers may need to take
  • 30 Jul 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has expressed his country’s enthusiasm to strengthen bilateral relations with Egypt and a commitment to resume negotiations on the contentious, and massive, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)
  • 30 Jul 2019- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's capital Santiago is facing an alarming water deficit, fuelled by climate change, that will worsen in the next decades, according to a new report. Challenged by increasing demand for potable water and decreasing resources the
  • 30 Jul 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report KYIV Ukrinform Anton Korinevych, the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, has stated that the refusal to supply water to the occupied Crimea is a right stance and it will not change in the near future.

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