Omair Ahmad –
New Zealand and Indian courts have recently moved to give rivers in their countries the same rights as human beings. But will this create more problems than it solves? The Third Pole's South Asia managing editor Omair Ahmad weighs in.
Tamara Avellán –
There is no longer any good reason to waste any type of water. The technology and financial case for recovering wastewater are already there, says United Nations' University's Tamara Avellan.
and Cecilia Tortajada and Udisha Saklani –
Acute political and policy failures have put India on the edge of a fullblown groundwater catastrophe, write water experts Asit Biswas, Cecilia Tortajada and Udisha Saklani.
As Asia struggles to meet the increasing water demands of a growing, urbanising population, the depletion of the continent's underground freshwater stores is an unseen but urgent threat, says Asian Development Bank's Yasmin Siddiqi.
Having Donald Trump in the White House may actually spur aid agencies from developed countries to work in greater cooperation with the Global South, argues Nepal Water Conservation Foundation's Dipak Gyawali.
Water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource and kindling for conflict in the climate change era. WRI researchers explain how water stress impacts national security, and what can be done to prevent resource wars.
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...