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Ensemble projections of future streamflow droughts in Europe

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Abstract. There is growing concern in Europe about the possible rise in the severity and frequency of extreme drought events as a manifestation of climate change. In order to plan suitable adaptation strategies it is important for decision makers to know how drought conditions will develop at regional scales. This paper therefore addresses the issue of future developments in streamflow drought characteristics across Europe. ... Read more about Ensemble projections of future streamflow droughts in Europe

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World Bank launches Thirsty Energy Initiative

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Diego J. Rodriguez
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Thirsty Energy – World Bank launches global initiative on Energy and Water

Dear colleagues and friends,

Last week, on 22 January 2014, the World Bank formally launched its global initiative at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2014 in Abu Dhabi: Thirsty Energy ... Read more about World Bank launches Thirsty Energy Initiative

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For 884 million people, drinking water looks like this.

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For 884 million people, drinking water looks like this.

A child dies every 15 seconds from poor sanitation and water supply.

1 Billion People lack access to clean water and 2.3 Billion people are without basic sanitation.

Preventable water related diseases kill more than 5 Million People every year. ... Read more about For 884 million people, drinking water looks like this.

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Future Generations: An Organization Working to Alleviate Poverty

Availability of Drinking Water and Sanitation Over Time

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Availability of Drinking Water and Sanitation Over Time

This graph charts global progress in providing access to drinking water and access to sanitation. The Millennium Development Goal numbers are plotted at the end of the graph for comparison of actual progress versus the UN's plan. ... Read more about Availability of Drinking Water and Sanitation Over Time

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