Uneven Impacts: The Virtual Water Trade
The virtual water trade reveals significant disparities between water-rich states and their trade partners.
Where Does Water Come From?
And what does the early modern search for the answer to this question tell us about the “scientific method” we colloquially accept today?
High Water and Its Discontents
About half of the world’s population depends on water from the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Can India's hydro-hegemony help avoid war over this limited resource?
The Imperiled Inland Sea
Twenty years ago, scholar W. D. Williams predicted the loss of salt lakes around the world.
How Can Cities Keep Water Clean Now and in the Future?
As "megacities" grow in Africa and Asia, assuring residents long-term access to clean water may require a multidisciplinary approach.
What Desert Cities Can Teach Us about Water
Pushed by necessity, the country’s least sustainable region evolved to master its water use. As climate heats up, other cities may adopt similar tactics.
The Controversial Core of the Clean Water Act
Proposed changes to the Clean Water Act would make it more difficult to define what bodies of waters are deemed worthy of protection.
Renewable Resources Call For Increased Power Storage
Solar and wind power are great renewable options, but to store the energy that's produced, we're going to to need bigger batteries.
To Battle Floods, Cities Revive Their Long-Forgotten Alleyways
Once polluted and abandoned, back alleys have sprouted into flourishing rain gardens.
How Fire Damages Water
President Trump has suggested that poor water management causes wildfires. In fact, it's often the other way around.