Daily Archives: October 12, 2010

Misuse will drain Asia’s water supply, experts say

Booming populations, rapid urbanization and competing demands for food and energy will drain Asia’s dwindling freshwater supplies unless the region better manages its resources, experts said Tuesday. Unless something is done, demand for water will exceed supply by 40 percent … Continue reading

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Adaptation against the odds: enabling communities to cope with climate change

Today, the NGO Practical Action will highlight its work with a photo exhibition of images looking at how families in developing countries are coping with climate change. The exhibition, Adaptation against the odds: enabling communities to cope with climate change, will be … Continue reading

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Climate change could lead to Arctic conflict, warns senior Nato commander

Global warming and a race for resources could spark a new ‘cold war’ in the Arctic, US naval admiral warns ahead of key talks on environmental security http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/oct/11/nato-conflict-arctic-resources

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Revisiting Pakistan flood victims

Three months ago the rivers across Pakistan burst their banks and flooded much of the country, leaving a lasting scar on millions of acres of the countries agricultural land. While the flood waters may have receded, hundreds of thousands of people … Continue reading

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