President Rodrigo Duterte, who previously denounced any reclamation activity in Manila Bay due to the potential environmental impacts, has more recently given mixed messages on the issue as the administration looks for funds for its pandemic response.
Experts under the new Water, Peace and Security partnership have come up with a conflict prediction tool that uses both climate and traditional socio-economic data to spur political action on water-related conflict.
Jingmin Huang –
Pacific island nations have been among the top performers worldwide in controlling Covid-19. A greater emphasis on water, sanitation and hygiene practices will help continue that success.
Erna Solberg and Tommy Remengesau –
The impact of the Covid-19 crisis is global, and national recovery efforts must be globally focused to seize shared opportunities. Nowhere is this more evident than in the global domain that unites us – the ocean.
Worldwide, 100 million families are stuck in a cycle of poverty and disease because of the lack of access to clean water. What would it take to slake humanity's thirst for water in a sustainable way?
Ellen Gray, The Third Pole –
Using data from twin satellites over a 14-year period, from 2002 to 2016, NASA comes up with stunning images of how wet areas are getting wetter, and groundwater is disappearing in some areas, and why.
Jacobs and Yarra Valley Water have partnered to deliver a thought leadership paper which asks 'what if' the growth of Australia's hydrogen industry could be supported by co-located hydrogen production …
Effective water management is crucial for both Thailand's large agricultural sector and for its fast developing high-tech manufacturing sector. Cloudasset's Digital Solution for Water Management integrated over 40 databases and data …
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in …