User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Resource Management :: Conservation
Last updated: Jul 17 2019 14:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Western states buy time with a 7-year Colorado River drought plan, but face a hotter, drier future 17.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Dry years like 2018 are the likely future — leaders must begin planning for them now.
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Kenyan Herders are Switching from Cattle to Camels to Adapt to Climate Change 9.7.2019 WRI Stories
Kenyan Herders are Switching from Cattle to Camels to Adapt to Climate Change Comments|Add Comment|PrintA livestock market in Kenya, where herders are turning to climate-resilient camels over cattle. Photo by Kandukuru Nagarjun/Flickr. The Boran and Gabra people in northern Kenya have been cattle herders, also known as pastoralists, for as long as the communities can remember. Cattle provide both milk and meat, and are important for cultural rituals and social status. But things have been... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Denver’s Interstate 70 project is producing a whole lot of dirt 5.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Before construction crews can pour new pavement for the part of Interstate 70 that will replace an old viaduct in Denver, they have been digging -- a lot. CDOT is still working out where all the dirt will go.
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Ancient Palace From Mysterious Empire Discovered After Reservoir Evaporates in Drought 4.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The palace site, known as Kemune, was until recently covered by water from a reservoir, according to archaeologists.
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Ecolab's Doug Baker on the future of circular water 3.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
The host of Marketplace Tech, Molly Wood, and Ecolab Chairman and CEO Doug Baker have a conversation about the state of the world’s water and how industry can serve both the environment and the bottom line by getting smart about water.
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The massive emissions-cutting and cost-saving potential of chemical reuse 2.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
The circular economy and digitalization will be the two most important trends employed by Germany’s chemical industry as it moves towards 2030.
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis 25.6.2019 WRI Stories
How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis Comments|Add Comment|PrintChennai is one of the largest cities in India. Photo by Design for Health/Flickr Chennai, India faced a devastating flood in 2015 that killed hundreds of people and displaced many more. Today, the southern Indian city’s four main reservoirs are virtually dry. This crisis is not only due to lack of water. Lack of proper management is exacerbating dry conditions in Chennai and many other... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis 25.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
Chennai, India faced a devastating flood in 2015 that killed hundreds of people and displaced many more. Today, the southern Indian city’s four main reservoirs are virtually dry. This crisis is not only due to lack of water. Lack of proper management ...
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This Month in Climate Science: Fertility Impacts, Accelerating Extinctions and Green Oceans 20.6.2019 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science: Fertility Impacts, Accelerating Extinctions and Green Oceans Comments|Add Comment|PrintTufted puffins experienced a mass die-off in Alaska's eastern Bering Sea. Photo by Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith/Wikimedia Commons Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we don't reduce emissions at a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Pentagon Ends 1-Year Drought of No Press Briefings to Address Iran Shooting Drone—But Didn't Answer Questions 20.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"At this time we're not going to take any questions, but we're hoping to come back to you guys with some more information later today," the chief Pentagon spokesman said.
18,000 sandbags later, Lake City flood fears diminish even as rivers rise across southwestern Colorado 16.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Although many mountain towns have been under flood warnings recently, Lake City’s predicament was particularly dire and threatened lives, state emergency officials said. 
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What Is The 'Ration Challenge?' Thousands Of Americans Will Spend a Week Living On Same Diet As Syrian Refugees 14.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
From June 16 to June 23, Americans participating in the challenge will be living off "ration packs" of rice, lentils, chickpeas, kidney beans and canned sardines in support of refugees.
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'Banking' water surges in communities facing water stress 14.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Groundwater recharge is the latest wave in water security.
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Snowmelt fills Colorado River and other waterways in U.S. Southwest, easing drought fears 14.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern U.S., fending off a water shortage but threatening to push rivers over their banks.
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Can we prepare for climate impacts without creating financial chaos? 27.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How can communities prepare for impacts without scaring away homeowners and investors and setting off a damaging economic spiral?
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Lake Tahoe’s cobalt blue waters have seen a stunning improvement in clarity 25.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The clarity of Lake Tahoe’s cobalt blue water improved dramatically in 2018, a year after the combined forces of historic drought and record-breaking rain resulted in the lake’s lowest visibility levels since record-keeping began in 1968.

Scientists measure water clarity by lowering a 10-inch-wide...

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How the Ancient Maya Adapted to Climate Change—And Survived to This Day 22.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Many people think climate change caused Classic Maya civilization to collapse abruptly around 900 A.D. An archaeologist says that view is too simplistic and misses the bigger point.
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Boulder man who died free solo climbing Eldorado Canyon identified 21.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Boulder County Coroner’s Office on Monday identified the man who died Saturday after falling roughly 100 feet while climbing in Eldorado Canyon State Park as Robert Dergay, 48, of Boulder.
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Hoover Dam ceremony marks Colorado River drought plan 21.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal, state and tribal water managers are marking completion of a long-negotiated plan for 40 million people and vast irrigated farms to share crucial Colorado River water despite ongoing drought in the arid U.S. Southwest.
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North Korea Drought: Lowest Rainfall in 100 Years Threatens Vital Crops 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The United Nations has said more than 10 million North Koreans are facing severe food shortages.
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