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  1. "Catastrophic" Human And Economic Cost of Flooding Caused By Climate Change

    29 Apr 2020- 11:17 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States By 2030, up to 15 million people and $177 Billion USD in urban property will be affected by annual coastal flooding and an additional 132 million people and $535 Billion USD will be ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:55

  2. One Percent Of Global GDP Can Secure Clean Water For All: Report

    26 Jan 2020- 09:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat 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 $ ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:22

  3. Cities Are Opportunities To Get Transformative Climate Adaptation Right

    14 Oct 2019- 06:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new report on challenges that global cities will face by 2050, when 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas, emphasises that urban areas will face the most serious ris ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:57

  4. Seventeen Countries Face "Extremely" High Water Stress

    12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduct ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:39

  5. The Water Diplomat Talks – Charles Iceland, Director, Global and National Water Initiatives with the World Resources Institute’s Food, Forests, and Water Programs.

    14 Nov 2018- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews caught up with Charles Iceland this week to talk about global water risk, threats, conflict, migration and food security. In conversation with OOSKAnews' David Dunca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:47

  6. Water And Security Classification System Identifies Pathways To Conflict

    8 Sep 2018- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States An August 2018 Report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) reviews key drivers behind links between water risk and security threats, conflict, migration and food security. “ Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 08:41

  7. How Cities Can Work With Nature When Droughts Take Their Toll

    5 Aug 2018- 09:04 by OOSKAnews Info CAPE TOWN, South Africa The Conversation This article, authored by Kevin Winter and Peta Brom of the University of Cape Town, originally appeared in The Conversation. Models of the earth’s changing climate suggest that ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/05/2018 - 09:04

  8. Water Scarcity May Hit Thermal Power

    17 Jan 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Hindu India’s thermal power plants, about 90% of which rely on fresh water for cooling, risk facing serious outages because of shortage of water, according to a new report by the World Resources Insti ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2018 - 08:43

  9. New Report: Protecting Indigenous Land Makes Economic Sense

    11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Plus 55 Securing indigenous land rights in the Amazon is in economic terms the best idea to fight global warming and climate change, according to a new study from World Resources Institute (WRI). It a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2016 - 07:13

  10. World Future Energy Summit Opens With Warning on MENA Water Shortages

    19 Jan 2016- 09:30 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI 7 Days The Middle East and North Africa will face severe water shortages in the coming years as populations increase and further strain is placed on resources. That is according to a white paper issued by ...

    Local Press Report - 01/19/2016 - 09:31