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Water and U.S. National Security

Water and U.S. National Security

Water and security are inextricably linked in every region of the world. While shared interests have historically facilitated cooperation in managing water, the future could be different. …

Devastated Villages Pay the Price for China’s Coal Addiction

Devastated Villages Pay the Price for China’s Coal Addiction

Years of coal development in Shenmu on banks the Yellow River have left a broken landscape.…

Southeast Asia’s Haze Needs a Global Solution

Southeast Asia’s Haze Needs a Global Solution

The world community is a part of Indonesia's haze problem. It can also be part of the solution. …

Peak Demand Comes to Paris

Peak Demand Comes to Paris

December 5 was probably not a happy day for tourists in Paris. The good news was the traffic was much better than usual, and the Metro and other forms of…

Climate Change Is Mauling the Arctic Worse Than We Even Thought

Climate Change Is Mauling the Arctic Worse Than We Even Thought

NOAA’s Arctic Report Card documents melting sea ice and a ticking time bomb of billions of tons of carbon.…

Rick Perry Tapped to Run U.S. Energy Department He Doesn’t Believe Should Exist

Rick Perry Tapped to Run U.S. Energy Department He Doesn’t Believe Should Exist

The former Texas governor and Dancing With the Stars contestant waltzes his way into the Trump cabinet. …