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Water: Driver of Global Conflict in the 21st Century?

As much as oil shaped the global geopolitics of the twentieth century, water has the power to reorder international relations in the twenty-first century.

History tends to teach us that the past predicts the future: as few wars have been fought over water in the past, it is highly unlikely that humanity will start engaging in water conflicts now. 767 more words

Why This MID Election is Important to You

By  Emerson Drake  

Having gone to Modesto Irrigation District (MID) meetings regularly for more than ten years, researched their past, and following them with interest for more than twice that time, that there is no doubt that this election is crucial to MID’s and our future. 660 more words

Lafayette Reads!...The Water Knife

Lafayette READS! might be just be the reading group you’ve been looking for! Our final selection this year is The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi, a thriller set in the near future revolving around the battle for resources in the Southwest. 141 more words

Adults - Fiction

The Jolt: Why Georgia should worry about a Mississippi senator’s health

It sounds a little strange, but the fate of Georgia’s long-running water rights battle with Alabama and Florida could hinge on the health of a frail 79-year-old U.S. 1,268 more words

News

The sad fate of the River Nile - this is a must read!

In this fascinating article, made possible by funding from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, Peter Schwartzstein, who describes himself as a ‘Brit-Yank freelance journalist roving around the Middle East. 599 more words

Climate Change

Water Wars

Water and wastewater treatment plants in developed countries provide potable water and help prevent discharge of pollutants into waterways. Even areas that are arid or have fewer natural water resources can provide these conveniences through built infrastructure. 162 more words

Academic Writing

Water Wars

Water and wastewater treatment plants in developed countries provide potable water and help prevent discharge of pollutants into waterways. Even areas that are arid or have fewer natural water resources can provide these conveniences through built infrastructure. 163 more words

Academic Papers