The Iran Floods and U. S. Sanctions

By Jan Oberg, Counterpunch. -

You have certainly not heard much about this in the West. And it didn’t get a fraction of the media attention (and none of the hundreds of millions of Euro pledges by the perversely rich) that [...]

Climate Change, Drought And Day Zero In Cape Town

By Leonie Joubert, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

CAPE TOWN, 7 February, 2018 – Day Zero is real. The Day Zero concept means that Cape Town’s utility managers will switch off water to residential buildings and businesses, and continue to supply [...]

Scientists Warn Of Permanent Drought For 25% Of Earth By 2050

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

In a new study that adds to the lengthy and ever-growing list of potential consequences of global climate inaction, scientists warn that around a quarter of the Earth could end up in a permanent [...]

Right To Life And Water: Drought And Turmoil For Coke And Pepsi In Tamil Nadu

By Keith Schneider, www.circleofblue.org -

By Keith Schneider for Circle of Blue - TIRUNELVELI, India – Just after dusk on a warm mid-January evening, attorney DA Prabakar greeted several visitors on the dimly lit street in front of his [...]

Climate Change As Genocide; Inaction Equals Annihilation

By Michael Klare, www.tomdispatch.com -

By Michael Klare for Tom Dispatch. Not since World War II have more human beings been at risk from disease and starvation than at this very moment. On March 10th, Stephen O’Brien, under [...]

Looming Megadroughts In Western US

By Oliver Milman, www.theguardian.com -

By Oliver Milman for The Guardian - Warming temperatures and uncertain rainfall mean if more isn’t done to slow climate change, droughts lasting 35 years could blight western states, study says. [...]

Californians Are Changing The Water Landscape

By Peter Spotts, www.csmonitor.com -

By Peter Spotts for Christian Science Monitor. NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — For Carrie Wassenaar, a modest single-story house for sale a half a mile from the Burbank-Bob Hope Airport had the [...]

Nestlé To Be Sued For Californian Drought Crimes!

By Staff, www.ewao.com -

By Staff of Earth We Are One - The Story of Stuff Project, a campaign group, has just announced the pursuit of legal action towards Nestlé. The lawsuit is over the extraction of groundwater in [...]

Newsletter – Black August, End Neo-Slavery, Resist

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance - Black August is coming to an end as we commemorate the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. As many head back to school, a full [...]

California Businesses Save Water In Style With #DroughtNotDrab

By Sara Aminzadeh, www.ecowatch.com -

By Sara Aminzadeh in EcoWatch - As the drought continues, Californians are stepping up to conserve water, and collectively exceeded Gov. Brown’s 25 percent reduction mandate in June 2015. [...]

Yes Men: ‘Skip Showers For Beef’

By Derek Markham, www.treehugger.com -

By Derek Markham on TreeHugger. Los Angeles, CA - It's admirable that people want to conserve water at home, especially in light of the severe droughts that are affecting many areas, but the [...]

Protesters Tell Nestle To Stop Bottling Water

By Charles Davis, www.takepart.com -

"They’re just ruining our planet,” said Patty Shenker, speaking outside Nestlé’s water bottling facility in Los Angeles. “They’re completely destroying our planet for profit, and we’ve got to [...]

Nestle Refuses To Stop Bottling Water In CA: Make Them

By Rupert Neate, www.theguardian.com -

The boss of Nestlé Waters has said the company wants to increase the amount of water it bottles in California despite a devastating drought across the state that has triggered demonstrations at [...]

California’s Biggest Water Users Kept Secret

By Katharine Mieszkowski and Lance Williams, www.revealnews.org -

In the midst of a historic drought, Californians have no way of knowing who’s guzzling the most water. That’s not an accident. It’s by design, thanks to an obscure 1997 measure that weakened [...]

UC Berkeley Shuts Down Beehive Collective Art

By Sue Udry, www.defendingdissent.org -

Students at the University of California at Berkeley were forced to bring an art project on drought and California water policy to the main campus on October 21 after a dean prevented them [...]

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