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Nicaragua Canal Could Wreak Environmental Ruin

Nicaragua Canal Could Wreak Environmental Ruin

Two scientists advocate for an environmental assessment of plans for a 300-kilometer waterway joining the Pacific and Atlantic oceans

February 24, 2014 — Axel Meyer, Jorge A. Huete-Pérez and Nature magazine

Water Scarcity Challenges to Business

The growing scarcity of freshwater due to rising water demands and a changing climate is increasingly seen as a major risk for the global economy. Consumer awareness, private sector initiatives, governmental regulation and targeted investments are urgently needed to move towards sustainable water use.

April 25, 2014 — Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Nature Climate Change
Cheap Oil: Good or Bad?

Cheap Oil: Good or Bad?

Last week I paid about $20 to fill up my Prius. The last time I remember a similar experience was in the late nineties. Lower oil prices certainly ease pressure on our wallets, but are they ultimately good or bad for the economy?

February 9, 2015 — Sheril Kirshenbaum

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