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13 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY
A long-running dispute over how best to manage the Nooksack River had gotten worse. It’s a fight that pits farmers against Native communities, the US against Canada, and the demands of development against the demands of conservation. In short, it’s the kind of fight that many Westerners have seen before.
21 Jul 2021 Washington DC, United States
As the west of the US swelters and burns under sustained drought conditions, there are wider implications for national security and global food prices. Water levels in the Colorado River system are dangerously low and states are bickering over access to irrigation waters.
25 May 2021 DENVER CO
About 84 Percent of the western US is under some level of drought, Western states prepare for dangerous forest fires this summer.
21 Jan 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
The rapid proliferation of cryptocurrencies in recent years (with Bitcoin the most prominent) is raising environmental concerns, and water resources deployed for hydropower are becoming central to the discourse. Bitcoin may exist purely in the digital world, but the process that supports it is extremely energy intensive...