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September 2010 Blog Posts (6)

In Era of Climate Change and Water Scarcity, Meeting National Energy Demand Confronts Major Impediments



The All-American Canal, the main water conduit from the Colorado River into the Imperial Dam, flows through the Imperial Valley, Calif. The U.S. consumes about 100 billion gallons of water a day. Nearly 85 percent is used for crop and livestock production. Of the 16.1 billion gallons that remain, half is devoted to producing energy.
Photo © Brent Stirton / Reportage by Getty Images for Circle of Blue
The All-American Canal, the main water conduit from the Colorado River into the Imperial Dam, flows through the Imperial Valley, Calif. The U.S. consumes about 100 billion…
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Added by Keith Schneider on September 29, 2010 at 20:00 — No Comments

Before Big China Climate Conference, New Senate Support For Clean Energy

China nuclear plant

I'll be in Beijing later this week, and then on to Tianjin to cover China's first UN-sponsored climate summit, which begins October 4. Before leaving, though, I wanted to note that on September 22, a group of Republican and Democratic Senators sent a rare bipartisan signal to the world that the United States has not abandoned the hard work of reducing climate emissions and speeding the clean energy transition. The group introduced… Continue

Added by Keith Schneider on September 28, 2010 at 17:30 — No Comments

The curious case of the BBC and climate change

Rumours that the British Broadcasting Corporation plans to cut its coverage of climate-change are a reminder that we need to find new and better ways to communicate about this issue.

Read the rest of this post at Under the Banyan.

Added by Mike Shanahan on September 24, 2010 at 21:47 — No Comments

North Dakota's Unconventional Oil Boom and Scarce Water At Risk

Bakken Shale oil and gas development



Over at Circle of Blue, where I serve as senior editor, we've been working on Choke Point: U.S., a series of original articles about the tightening contest between rising energy demand and diminishing supplies of fresh water. In our latest chapter, we explored the big boom in oil and gas production on the northern Great Plains, where… Continue

Added by Keith Schneider on September 16, 2010 at 5:30 — No Comments

Weekly News

Tornado struck Uva Province



Another Oil Explosion in Gulf of Mexico



Tiger roar campaign



Indonesia, US team up for biodiversity research…
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Added by Sudarsha Chanaka De Silva on September 6, 2010 at 9:24 — No Comments

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