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  1. Water Diplomacy Talks-- Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute

    25 Jan 2020- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, California Dr Peter Gleick of The Pacific Institute speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”. Since the 1980s the Pacific Institute has ma ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2020 - 09:31

  2. Water Diplomacy Talks-- John Matthews, Alliance For Global Adaptation

    25 Jan 2020- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States Dr John Matthews, Executive Director of the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2020 - 08:26

  3. China Doesn't Like Popular Climate Activism

    23 Jan 2020- 06:47 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg Beijing has signed up to the Paris Agreement, spent big on clean energy, announced curbs on single-use plastics and made real progress in tackling air pollution. Yet what has become a key driver o ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2020 - 06:47

  4. Somalia And UN Launch Drive For Safe Water Provision

    23 Jan 2020- 06:48 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU Radio Dalsan The Federal Government of Somalia, the United Nations and humanitarian partners today launched the 2020 Somalia Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) to provide US$1.03 billion in life-saving assi ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2020 - 06:48

  5. WMO: 2019 Was Second Hottest Year On Record

    22 Jan 2020- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The year 2019 was the second warmest on record and the average temperatures for the past 5 years and the past 10 years have been the highest on record, according to the World Meteorological ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2020 - 10:44

  6. Chad Water Distribution Improvement Project Supported By EU

    22 Jan 2020- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent N'DJAMENA, Chad The government of Chad and European Union partners have signed an agreement for a water improvement project with an estimated value of $60 Million USD for the capital city of N’Djamena. Th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2020 - 10:30

  7. Tesla Accused Of "Stealing" German Water

    22 Jan 2020- 06:22 by Local Press Report BERLIN Automotive News Europe Around 250 Germans on Saturday protested on the outskirts of Berlin where U.S. electric automaker Tesla is planning to build a gigafactory, saying its construction will endanger water ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2020 - 07:08

  8. Drought Could Reduce Risk Of Human Conflict

    21 Jan 2020- 07:32 by Local Press Report SOUTH BEND IN PNAS Climate chaos is a threat multiplier: as drought becomes more common, so will war. But a new study shows that may not be quite right. The findings show that drought is strongly correlated with co ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2020 - 07:32

  9. Climate Refugee Will Be Deported By New Zealand

    21 Jan 2020- 07:31 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND RNZ News Ioane Teitiota had claimed his right to life was infringed by New Zealand authorities deporting him. Mr Teitiota had sought refugee status in New Zealand, claiming climate change, sea level rise, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2020 - 07:38

  10. Nile Basin: Water Stress May Increase Even With More Rainfall

    21 Jan 2020- 07:34 by Local Press Report HANOVER NH The Conversation Climate projections suggest that, by the end of the century, the amount of rain in the Upper Nile basin could increase by up to 20%. But a new paper shows that, despite more rainfall, de ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2020 - 07:34

  11. Rio Police Investigate Municipal Water Contamination

    18 Jan 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2020 - 09:35

  12. UPDATED: Brumadinho Disaster: Sixteen Charged With Homicide, Environmental Crimes

    21 Jan 2020- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil This article was updated 22 January. Sixteen executives were charged with homicide and environmental crimes 21 January by Brazilian prosecutors a year after the Brumadinho dam disaster that ki ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2020 - 09:22

  13. No-confidence Motion Against Bulgaria Government Follows Public Protests, Arrest and Replacement Of Water Minister

    18 Jan 2020- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria A no-confidence motion has been filed by the opposition Socialist party against the government of Bulgaria, following protests over water shortages. The parliament of Bulgaria last week approve ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2020 - 06:28

  14. Will A $119 Billion USD Sea Wall Save New York From Climate Change?

    18 Jan 2020- 08:54 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times A six-mile-long barrier would help protect the city from floodwaters during fierce storms like Sandy, but critics say rising seas make the option inadequate. The giant barrier is the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2020 - 08:54

  15. US Government Set To Dismantle Wetlands Protections

    18 Jan 2020- 08:55 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico The latest Trump regulation rollback could remove federal safeguards for half the country's wetlands and millions of miles of streams. The Trump administration is preparing to further di ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2020 - 10:42

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