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The Grass is Greener in Perth, a Water-Scarce City Adjusting to Climate Change

The Grass is Greener in Perth, a Water-Scarce City Adjusting to Climate Change | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
  The capital of Western Australia, Perth, is at the epicenter of global climate change. The city’s strategic response offers lessons about climate change mitigation, exacerbation and adaptation. The lessons are acutely relevant to the United States, particularly California.

 

 

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Water firms enact hosepipe bans

Water firms enact hosepipe bans | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

Hosepipe bans affecting about 20 million customers have been introduced by seven water authorities in parts of southern and eastern England. ... Anglian Water managing director Peter Simpson said: "Two dry winters have prevented rivers, reservoirs and aquifers from refilling with the water we treat and supply the rest of the year, especially during the hotter months when demand rises."

Sutton and East Surrey operations manager Mike Hegarty, meanwhile, warned there was no end in sight to the situation. "We have said from the outset that we very much regret having to impose this bar but this drought is becoming increasingly serious."

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Growing Food Demand Strains Energy, Water Supplies - National Geographic

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Excessive water pumping has strained both water and energy supplies in India, China and other hot spots around the world.

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Science and Environment: The Missing Dots

Science and Environment: The Missing Dots | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Stanford symposium Connecting the Dots looks for connections between agriculture, energy and the environment as population grows.
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