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4 May 2021 STIRLING, United Kingdom
Video interview: A new academic Chair has been appointed as part of Scotland's Hydro Nation initiative. Professor Andrew Tyler of the University of Stirling talks about the need to break through structural boundaries to address water challenges and achieve sustainable prosperity and a green recovery for Scotland.
28 Apr 2021 Glasgow, United Kingdom
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urges more ambition in NDCs ahead of Glasgow conference. Event is widely anticipated by global water community. Greta Thunberg does not plan to attend, while some call for a hybrid of in-person and virtual sessions.
24 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
OOSKAnews and Scotland, the Hydro Nation, brought together panelists for a discussion on different ways we value water.
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Happy World Water Day, 2021!
17 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
STREAMING LIVE FROM 1.30 PM UK TIME TODAY!
In celebration of World Water Day 2021 (22 March), OOSKAnews, in collaboration with Scotland, the Hydro Nation is hosting a live-streamed aquaNOW Audience panel show: "Exploring the Non-Market Value of Water to Society".
aquaNOW Audiences are live-streamed interactive panel discussions engaging international water experts and Scottish expertise in global water-related challenges and solutions. The shows are produced by OOSKAnews in collaboration with the government of Scotland, the Hydro Nation.
16 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Panelists describe ambitions, outrage and optimism looking forward to COP26.
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...
3 Feb 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The Scotland-based craft beer firm, Brewgooder, has invested approximately $69,000 USD into two clean water initiatives in Malawi to help curb the spread of COVID-19.The investment will benefit over 90,000 people in Thyolo and Dedza, township districts in south and central Malawi, with the development of solar-powered water supply systems which will deliver safe water to two regional healthcare facilities...
17 Dec 2020 Glasgow, Scotland
United States President-elect Joe Biden has announced that the US will host a climate summit of the world’s major economies before the end of March 2021. Biden has already committed the US re-joining the Paris Climate Agreement on the day of his inauguration in January.The announcement follows a virtual "Climate Ambition Summit" co-hosted by the UN, the United Kingdom, Britain, France, Italy, and Chile on 12-13 Decmber which was organised to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris accord and was held in lieu of the originally-scheduled COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, which will now happen in November 2021...
17 Dec 2020 EDINBURGH, Scotland
After this week, the next issue of the OOSKAnews International Water Weekly (subscription-based) will publish on Wenesday 6 January. The OOSKAnews website will contine to be updated with current water news and intelligence through the holiday season. The Water Diplomat (Free, Monthly) will publish at the end of December with no interruption...
11 Dec 2020 STIRLING
Scottish Water and the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) have announced a unique partnership with the University of Stirling to deliver the newly created post of the Scotland Hydro Nation Chair. Funded by Scottish Water, the initiative will be a catalyst for academic research and innovation. The Hydro Nation Chair will provide the leadership to forge collaborative partnerships across the sector to deliver solutions for sustainable water management in Scotland...
11 Dec 2020 London, United Kingdom
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has released the findings of its annual survey of companies' environmental responsibility with a record 106 corporates, including 34 “new achievers” meeting the NGO's "A List" requirements in the category of "Water Security".CDP's work with water security motivates companies to disclose and reduce their environmental impacts by using the power of investors and customers...
8 Dec 2020 LANSING MI, United States
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.A December hearing is the next step in the settlement process, after which claims can be filed, and objections and comments can be presented to the court...