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Water Rights in Bolivia: The Consequences of Neoliberal Economics in Bolivia

In the early days of September, 1999 the President of Bolivia Hugo Banzer signed a contract with the Bechtel Corporation. This contract privatized the water supply of the Bolivian city of Cochabamba under the ownership of Aguas del Tunari, a subsidiary of the Bechtel Corporation. 697 more words

Human Rights Dossier

California's War Over Water Has Farmer Fighting Farmer

JUNE 04, 2015 2:41 PM ET · Kirk Seigler · NPR: The Salt

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Within the boundaries of the Westlands Water District, handmade signs near fallowed fields protest federal water policy. 1,070 more words

Articles

Global Warming greatest threat

AKA Climate Change.

In an article in the Guardian, UK, Ami Sedghi reports that a recent survey of people in 40 countries. Nineteen of the 40 countries picked climates change to be the issue that they worry about most. 145 more words

Climate Research

California Water Wars Escalate: State Changes Law, Orders Farmers To Stop Pumping

Source: ZeroHedge

“In the water world, the pre-1914 rights were considered to be gold,” exclaimed one water attorney, but as AP reports, it appears that ‘gold’ is being tested as… 107 more words

Environmental

California Water Wars Escalate: State Changes Law, Orders Farmers To Stop Pumping ~ ZeroHedge

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 07/17/2015 17:10 -0400

“In the water world, the pre-1914 rights were considered to be gold,” exclaimed one water attorney, but as… 726 more words

News And Politics

Water will be the most coveted resource in the near future

There was a thought in the 1960s that we were entering an illuminated Time of Aquarius. They were just 50 percent right. In spite of the fact that we wouldn’t achieve illumination, we have surely entered the time of water. 236 more words

Preparing