Water

Infographic: Water Scarcity and Energy Development in Northern Mexico

 

Nightmare Scenarios

Back in 2011, the American actor George Clooney recalled asking Barack Obama to identify the one thing that kept him up at night.

“Pakistan,” replied the US president.

Obama did not elaborate. We can assume, however, that he was alluding to the various nightmare scenarios that spooked Washington officialdom back then, including loose nukes and state disintegration.

Water Scarcity Could Deter Energy Developers From Crossing Border Into Northern Mexico

Before world oil prices collapsed late last year, shop owners closest to the banks of the Rio Grande River in Piedras Negras joked that they could hear the groans of Texas drilling rigs advancing toward the

A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks

A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks is an independent report commissioned by members of the G7 and authored jointly by the Wilson Center, adelphi, International Alert, and the European Union Institute for Security Studies. The report identifies seven compound climate-fragility risks that pose serious threats to the stability of states and societies in the decades ahead.

CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, was interviewed by CCTV America on China’s water solution

Water shortages are giving rise to the transformation of Chinese cities into what’s called ‘sponge cities’ where rain water is collected rather than allowed to run off. CEF Director, Jennifer Turner was interviewed by CCTV America on water solutions in China. 

Event: Climate Change and Vulnerable Watersheds in the Andes - Lima, PeruClimate Change and Vulnerable Watersheds in the Andes - Lima, Peru

Climate Change and Vulnerable Watersheds in the Andes: A Decision-Maker's Discussion on Improving Governance and Institutional Capacity (Lima, Peru)

May 21, 2015
8:00am - 5:00pm

Cambio Climático y Cuencas Hidrográficas Vulnerables en los Andes: discusión entre tomadores de decisiones sobre la mejora de la gobernanza y la capacidad institucional (Lima, Peru)

21 mayo 2015
8:00 – 17:00

Climate Change and Vulnerable Watersheds in the Andes - Lima, Peru

Climate Change and Vulnerable Watersheds in the Andes: A Decision-Maker's Discussion on Improving Governance and Institutional Capacity (Lima, Peru)

May 21, 2015
8:00am - 5:00pm

Cambio Climático y Cuencas Hidrográficas Vulnerables in los Andes: discusión entre tomadores de decisiones sobre la mejora de la gobernanza y la capacidad institucional (Lima, Peru)

The Hans India Reported CEF Director Jennifer Turner's Visit and the Global 'Choke Point' Project

The government policies in India, such as free electricity and free water supply, have flaws and are resulting in wastage of the water, said CEF Director Dr. Jennifer Turner, at a Global “Choke Point” discussion in India. She believes rectified policies that promote new technology will be necessary for renewable energy and wastewater treatment.

 

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