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In a speech at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. yesterday, the presumptive front runner in the Mexican Presidential election (slated for July 2018), Andrés Manuel López Obrador, laid out his plans for Mexico if he is elected. While many of the goals are noble--fig...

A few days ago, I had the chance to see an IMAX movie that reminded me of the critical importance of water: “A Beautiful Planet.” This documentary has been “made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)” and it “features stunning foo...

British trade association Scottish Renewables and utility Scottish Water Ltd. claim that capturing heat from Britain’s age-old sewers system could provide carbon-free heat for more than one-third of London residents, according to a Bloomberg News report. Britain’s sewa...

Too often, we simply take water for granted. We fully expect that water will start flowing when we turn the tap on. But what if it does not? While this is not an issue we would expect in the United States, there are a few cases that remind us that running out of water...

Charging ahead into a new Decade for Action, urging strong cooperation and possible institutional change, the United Nations met for the second of its Working-Level Water Dialogues on May 30th to continue the discussions from the first dialogue which took place March 2...

May 16, 2017

This past weekend, we were honored to be invited to be part of the Water Diplomacy Roundtable at Tufts, a culmination of the work of many PhD students in the interdisciplinary program and the Water Diplomacy group at Tufts and MIT.  The program and the Roundtable focus...

April 24, 2017

With the third anniversary of the decision in Flint to switch water sources this coming week, Here & Now focuses on the Lead and Copper Rule.  Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards, who was at the forefront of bringing Flint to the forefront, pulls no punches, calling t...

April 5, 2017

 

An article in the Washington Post today noted that pesticide neonicotinoids have been found for the first time in measurable quantities in drinking water.  Though neonicotinoids are not known to cause significant health effects in mammals, this discovery has once agai...