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  • 24 Mar 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report indicates that 75 Percent of Corporations identify water risk exposure as being “substantive”. Over 75 Percent report exposure related to physical issues such as increasing scarcity and
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China is set to achieve its target of keeping national annual water consumption below 670 billion cubic meters by 2020, a senior official said Friday. Annual water consumption has been capped below 610 billion cubic meters since 2016, Wei
  • 18 Mar 2019- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Phillippines Metropolitan Manila, Phillippines, continues to experience its worst water shortage in years, with water taps dry for long periods, and residents of the Philippines capital (pop. 12 Million) scrambling, and sometimes fighting, for
  • 13 Mar 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERN, Switzerland The Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation (SDC) Global Program Water (GPW) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have partnered to develop a Blue Peace Index and a supporting research program to promote the idea of the
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Military Times The Pentagon’s decision not to take action to protect military families from decades of exposure to cancer-causing chemicals until a 2016 Environmental Protection Agency warning did not sit well with members of Congress, who
  • 5 Mar 2019- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The United States Senate has confirmed Donald Trump nominee and former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), which has oversight of the nation’s
  • 2 Mar 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report ULAN BATOR Xinhua A groundbreaking ceremony was held here on February 28 to build a China-aided waste water treatment plant. "The Mongolian government's action plan (2016-2020) reflects a goal to renovate waste water treatment plants in Ulan Bator
  • 2 Mar 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Water Cabinet Secretary (CS) Simon Chelugui has denied reports that taxpayers stand to lose billions in the latest cash cow for tenderpreneurs that involves construction of mega dams. CS Chelugui also denied media reports that he had been
  • 4 Mar 2019- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland In a first-of-its-kind meeting, representatives of the four countries sharing the Senegal-Mauitania aquifer met in in February in a transboundary collaboration to exchange the current state of knowledge on the complex system that
  • 28 Feb 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brasilia, Brazil A manager at the world's largest iron ore mining company is reported to have told authorities that the corporate's executive board knew there had been a "decrease in security" at the Brumadinho dam in advance of the
  • 28 Feb 2019- 07:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOLEDO OH, United States Residents of Toledo, Ohio in the United Statex have voted in a special referendum to approve the "Lake Erie Bill of Rights" (LEBOR). The ballot measure, passed February 26 by a 61-39 margin, calls for an amendment to
  • 26 Feb 2019- 12:02 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Ground Up The Green Drop Report, which was introduced in 2009 as an annual audit of South Africa’s 824 sewage works, has not been published in any form since 2013. It indicated that treated sewage was flowing into SA's rivers every day,
  • 24 Feb 2019- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United Statess A new United States “Presidential Committee on Climate Security” will undertake an "adversarial" review of climate science to determine if research has overstated the risks posed by global warming according to a
  • 24 Feb 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has confirmed Inger Andersen of Denmark February 21 to a four-year term as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), following her nomination by United Nations
  • 24 Feb 2019- 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERN, Switzerland A collaboration under the banner of the Blue Peace Movement, and in consultation with the Swiss Development Corporation, Geneva Water Hub and the United Nations Capital Development Fund among others, proposes a new approach to

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