Transnational Issues

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  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:31 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Urdu Point Parliamentarians and experts underscored here on Thursday the need to open diplomatic channels to address water management issues concerning Pakistan, India and Afghanistan. A large number of parliamentarians, diplomats and water experts
  • 26 Jan 2020- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research launched on January 21 from World Resources Institute (WRI) has found that securing clean and available water for all by 2030 is achievable and might cost as little as $0.29 USD per person per day from 2015
  • 25 Jan 2020- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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 maintained a historical and current database
  • 22 Jan 2020- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The year 2019 was the second warmest on record and the average temperatures for the past 5 years and the past 10 years have been the highest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Each decade since 1980
  • 22 Jan 2020- 06:19 by Local Press Report GORELOVKA News.am Residents of Gorelovka village of Georgia’s Ninotsminda region have closed the interstate border leading to the border with Armenia as a sign of protest. The protesters said that the villagers demand a solution to the water supply issue and
  • 21 Jan 2020- 07:32 by Local Press Report SOUTH BEND IN PNAS Climate chaos is a threat multiplier: as drought becomes more common, so will war. But a new study shows that may not be quite right. The findings show that drought is strongly correlated with conflict due to limited resources. In an odd
  • 21 Jan 2020- 07:35 by Local Press Report DELFT Flows The independence of Central Asian republics in 1991 had many consequences for water arrangements at transboundary, national and local levels. A new article provides a critical review of the research on water governance reforms after the collapse
  • 21 Jan 2020- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil This article was updated 22 January. Sixteen executives were charged with homicide and environmental crimes 21 January by Brazilian prosecutors a year after the Brumadinho dam disaster that killed up to 300 people. They include Fabio
  • 18 Jan 2020- 08:54 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times A six-mile-long barrier would help protect the city from floodwaters during fierce storms like Sandy, but critics say rising seas make the option inadequate. The giant barrier is the largest of five options the Army Corps of
  • 14 Jan 2020- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sana'A, Yemen War-ravaged Yemen is experiencing what many are calling the start of a new epidemic problem with the spread of Dengue in the country. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread in Yemen due to poor-quality
  • 14 Jan 2020- 08:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia The combination of the heaviest rainfall in years, and being the fastest sinking city in the world, has proven a deadly combination for Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, as flooding has claimed at least 67 victims since 31 December. 173
  • 14 Jan 2020- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Devastating ongoing bushfires in Australia threaten to wreak havoc on water resources as ecologists warn that resultant algae blossoms threaten freshwater ecosystems and diminish the quality of drinking water. Australian wildfires have
  • 11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, Thailand Water shortages in Thailand have become increasingly acute even in advance of the hottest season of the year which typically begins in March. The country’s Meteorological Department has warned that the worst drought in four decades is
  • 11 Jan 2020- 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tucson, AZ, United States Environmental consequences of US President Donald Trump’s southern-border wall are causing concern in Arizona as 96 endangered species come under threat due to water consumption required for construction of concrete base
  • 14 Jan 2020- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India A January 2020 report from think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) assesses the theory that “depleting water resources in the context of climate change, economic development and population growth” may be a reasonable rationale for

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