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2 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
In the search for water solutions as our planet's climate changes, the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) together with the University of Strathclyde, the University of Dundee and OOSKAnews hosted a pre-COP26 seminar on water solutions for climate change.
19 Oct 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Water touches every aspect of our lives, from the food we eat and the energy we use to the ecosystems that surround us. Water resources, already under threat from the way humanity has developed and managed the resource to meet ever-growing and changing needs, are also being heavily impacted by climate change.
4 Jun 2021 Washington D.C., United States
Study uses new gravity observation method to monitor changes to global water cycle. Satellite data helps measure mass change of water from different oceans across the planet. NASA calls previous methods ineffective, says trends provide deeper understanding of possible future implications of climate change. Experts suggest "global greening" could be a factor.
29 Apr 2021 Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of the Netherlands talks to us about his work, the Netherlands' unique approach to valuing water and the need for global cooperation to maximise the leverage of water both in mitigation of and adaptation for climate change.
7 Apr 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Sewage discharge into England and Wales rivers doubled in 2020. Storm overflows are associated with climate change.
12 Mar 2021 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
More than 350 individuals and groups from over 80 countries submitted their change journeys, highlighting the water decisions they have made to improve climate resilience.
16 Feb 2021 MUMBAI
BMC's standing committee on Tuesday gave an in principle approval for $220 Million USD desalination project aimed at meeting increasing demand of water for Mumbai. Currently, Mumbai is supplied with water through seven different reservoirs some of them have been built since British times. Due to this project, sea water will be made potable for needs of Mumbai...
10 Feb 2021 SINGAPORE, Singapore
Singapore has opened its fourth desalination plant in an effort to enhance water security measures across the country as daily water consumption rates reach 430 million gallons per day, with an expected two-fold increase in the next thirty years. The Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant (KMEDP) is Singapore’s first ever large-scale dual-mode plant which has the ability to treat both seawater from the coast and fresh water from the Marina Reservoir...
7 Feb 2021 LUSAKA
A climate resilient project in Zambia supported by the African Development Bank and Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has won the Water ChangeMaker People’s Choice Award-Africa. The Strengthening Climate Resilience in the Kafue Sub-basin Pilot Program for Climate Resilience beat two other finalists identified by an expert jury to win first prize with roughly 7,000 votes...
4 Feb 2021 HAMILTON, Canada
The world's dam-building spree from 1930 to 1970 is catching up with some nations as they face the risks of a crumbling infrastructure exacerbated by climate change. "Ageing Water Storage Infrastructure: An Emerging Global Risk", a report published in January by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), identifies that most of the world’s 58,700 large dams were built during that period with a design life of 50 to 100 years, with 93 Percent of them located in just 25 countries...
3 Feb 2021 ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates
Leading national and international researchers, scientists and stakeholders gathered virtually in attendance of the fifth International Rain Enhancement Forum (IREF) to address global water and sustainability issues, hosted by the UAE 25-36 January.In his keynote speech at the panel discussion titled "Outlook for Global Water Security in the Light of Climate Change", Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment warned that climate change will begin to generate water stress in parts of the world which currently have sufficient access to water resources...
3 Jan 2021 WASHINGTON DC
Climate change has been viewed as a national security threat multiplier. To offset its damage, scientists in the United States and other countries are working on technology to manipulate the climate. Most of this technology is still in its infancy, but its strategic importance is evident. As countries face climate security threats beyond anything seen before, they might consider geoengineering as the new form of defensive technology to manipulate the environment in their favor...