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  • 11 Dec 2020 - 07:23 - GLASGOW - Local Press Report

    The UK’s new underground observatory, dedicated to researching subsurface knowledge, has opened in Glasgow, with the facility team saying that it will contribute to the UK’s ambition to decarbonise its energy supply and achieve net-zero by 2050.

  • 11 Dec 2020 - 07:25 - TEL AVIV - Local Press Report

    European Union officials promised to help provide Gaza with COVID-19 vaccines and clear water, when a delegation from its Office of the EU Representative made its first visit to the Strip in four years.

  • 11 Dec 2020 - 07:27 - JIANGMEN - Local Press Report

    Residents of a self-built building in Yuetang village in Jiangmen, Guangdong, will face a three-month water suspension by the village committee over two of the tenants' arrest on charges of prostitution.

  • 11 Dec 2020 - 07:29 - BREMERHAVEN - Local Press Report

    In the past 20 years, Central Europe has experienced six summer heat waves and droughts. Until now, however, it was unclear what factors led to these extreme events.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:24 - BEIJING, China - Staff - Water Diplomat

    China has announced plans to expand its experimental cloud seeding programme fivefold by 2025. According to a circular issued by the State Council, the government will deploy breakthroughs in research and development in key technologies, improvements in modernisation and services, enchancement of safety risk prevention, and an enabling policy environment.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:07 - BRASILIA, Brazil - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Brazil is not adequately prepared for the impacts of climate change-related stressors on its security, economy, natural resource base, and critical national infrastructure, says a new report by the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS). Its hydro-electricity plants and military facilities are found to be especially ill prepared.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:46 - BRISTOL - Local Press Report

    Four people have died and another has been injured in a large explosion at a waste water treatment works.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:55 - PALMA - Local Press Report

    The autonomous Balearic Government (Spain) is participating in a European project called 'Wat'Savereuse' which aims to increase awareness about the importance of saving and reusing water, particularly in the Tourism Sector, according to the Ministry of the Environment and Territory.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:52 - WINDHOEK - Local Press Report

    Namibia's Department of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism's advert in the New Era newspaper on Wednesday explains: "Due to drought and an increase in elephant numbers, coupled with human-elephant conflict incidences, a need has been identified to reduce these populations."

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:50 - GENEVA - Local Press Report

    Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:32 - PARIS - Local Press Report

    The government of Chad is set to receive a total of over $70 Million USD grant for the rehabilitation and extension of the drinking water network in N’Djamena, the capital city of the Central African country.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:40 - MEXICO CITY - Local Press Report

    Mexico announced Monday new investment of $11.3 billion in infrastructure projects in cooperation with the private sector to help revive the pandemic-afflicted economy.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:35 - MEXICO CITY - Local Press Report

    Mexico's Commission for Protection Against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) said in a letter this month that about 99% of wells tested in the Rio Sonora valley contain concentrations of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals that exceed Mexico’s safety standards, and pose a serious health risk.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:37 - NUR-SULTAN - Local Press Report

    Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Magzum Mirzagaliyev met with Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation Alexander Kozlov in Moscow on 4 December. Among the documents adopted within the official meeting is the program of Russian-Kazakh cooperation for the conservation and restoration of the ecosystem of the Ural transboundary river basin for 2021-2024.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:42 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo and Nestlé are ranked as the world’s top plastic polluters for the 3rd consecutive year according to Break Free From Plastic‘s report “BRANDED Vol III: Demanding Corporate Accountability for Plastic Pollution”.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:59 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    A new water resources bill has taken a big step closer to approval following a US House-Senate agreement on a compromise proposal. Under a bipartisan, bicameral deal, the legislation would authorize about $9.9 billion in federal funds for 46 Army Corps of Engineers flood control, environmental restoration, coastal protection and other projects.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 09:44 - GUWAHATI - Local Press Report

    Assam’s Kaziranga National Park has found a way to solve the problem of water scarcity for its rhinos and other animals during winter: the World Heritage Site is developing wetlands and harvesting rainwater.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 08:15 - LANSING MI, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    US District Judge Judith Levy will hear attorney arguments on a proposed settlement of the Flint, Michigan water contamination / health crisis lawsuits, indicating on 2 December that she anticipates a preliminary approval to be available by mid-January.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 07:06 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Leading impact investors and water experts have launched a new non-profit "Water Finance Exchange" (WFX) to address funding gaps in the water sector in the United States. The specific aim is to help meet the growing needs of small and mid-sized utilities across the US by supplementing public and private financing sources with philanthropic funds at the community level.

  • 8 Dec 2020 - 07:59 - NEW DELHI, India - Staff - Water Diplomat

    PowerChina has announced plans to construct up to 60 gigawatts (GW) of hydropower capacity on the Yarlung Tsangpo River (known in downstream India as the Brahmaputra River) in The Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), prompting concern from downstream riparian countries.

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