Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability and Business Risks

        HIGHLIGHTS   Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability and Business Risks  Dozens of countries are deciding whether or not to develop their shale gas and tight oil resources, as shale gas could boost recoverable natural gas resources by 47 percent, cut greenhouse gas emissions compared to …

Miami under water | Interview with Ikea’s CSO | Is natural capital next?

        8 November 2013 Share           What’s been happening?           As Ben Strauss from Climate Central predicts more than 25% of Boston, Miami, New Orleans, and Atlantic City could be under water by 2100, we look to the threat rising …

U.N.’s Water Agenda at Risk of Being Hijacked by Big Business

  U.N.’s Water Agenda at Risk of Being Hijacked by Big Business   By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11 2013 (IPS) – Amidst growing new threats of potential conflicts over fast-dwindling water resources in the world’s arid regions, the United Nations will commemorate 2013 as the International Year of …

New Publication! Contribution of Himalayan Ecosystems to Water, Energy, and Food Security in South Asia: A nexus approach

Dear Friends, In conjunction with Rio+20, ICIMOD is pleased to announce the release of a new concept paper, ‘Contribution of Himalayan Ecosystems to Water, Energy, and Food Security in South Asia: A nexus approach’. ICIMOD will present this topic in two events in Rio: the side event ‘Mountain Knowledge Solutions …