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21 Nov 2021 DAMASCUA, Syria
Climate change-linked extreme drought, continued armed conflict in the region, and up-stream blockage aggravate water shortages in rural Syria.
4 Nov 2021 DUNDEE, United Kingdom
Climate Change and Water: The Missing Agenda at COP26.
UNESCO Centres gather.
Link to Video and Full Agenda are below.
2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
4 Oct 2021 KAMPALA, Uganda
Access to water and sanitation linked to climate change in new reports from WaterAid Nigeria
7 May 2021 Vienna
Energy security, severe pollution from mining operations, flooding and water shortages could all lead to increased tensions in "one of the planet's warming hotspots".
17 Mar 2021 NEW YORK NY
Northeast Nigeria research establishes a connection between climate change and sucessful recruitment into armed militias. Other regions are vulnerable.
3 Feb 2021 THE HAGUE, Netherlands
Water challenges featured on the agenda as one of the “action themes” at January's Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, hosted virtually by the Netherlands, with more than 30 world leaders stating unequivocally their firm support of climate adaptation action, and marking a return to the world climate stage of the United States...
13 Jan 2021 St Paul MN, United States
Last month, opponents of Canadian pipeline company Enbridge’s new $2.6bn Line 3 Canada-US oil pipeline replacement project have filed a lawsuit to halt construction following concerns from environmentalists and indigenous tribes. The case made by the environmental groups is that the project, which commenced construction in December, will not only worsen the effects of climate change, but it will also put a new region of clean water at risk of pollution from potential oil spills...
12 Jan 2021 BANGKOK, Thailand
The government of Thailand has expressed concern about plans by Laos to build another hydroelectric dam on the Mekong River, citing environmental concerns.Thailand has called for a more comprehensive scientific study into the impact of the proposed Sanakham dam on the river’s already fragile ecosystems and has threatened to veto the project using its rights as a member of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) if it concludes that the construction will harm the environment...
3 Jan 2021 WASHINGTON DC
The internet is quite literally in deep trouble, with a potential apocalypse approaching more imminently than you may realize. In about 15 years, the waters that are rising due to the effects of climate change could drown the more than 4,000 miles of underseas fiber optic cables that transmit the internet connections of everyone who lives in the U...
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...
7 Dec 2020 LONDON, United Kingdom
A new tool from the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics (ONS) will enable countries around the world keep track of changes in surface water supply.The tool uses processed imagery from the Global Surface Water Explorer dataset, developed by the United Nations, the European Commission Joint Research Centre and Google, transforming information into tables and maps, which can be used by governments to create clear measurements to show changes over time...