Tag Archives: water wars

Digging Deeper, Afghanistan, by Kathy Kelly

On May 13, a single-file procession of Pashto men started off on a 400-mile trek along dusty roads from Helmand to Kabul, to call for the Afghan government and the warring parties to end the war.

Water Is Being Used as a Weapon of War in Syria, Red Cross Says

Deliberate cuts to water and electricity supplies are causing significant suffering to civilian inhabitants of the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Lea Foshee> Who Will Save Our Children?

Who Will Save Our Children?  By Lea Foushee     WAMM Newsletter    May 2012   It’s predicted that the next battles in the world will be over water, and indeed in some places they have already begun. We tend to think that scarcity of clean water is more of a problem on other continents. Yet, […]

US Intelligence Report: Expect Water Wars Soon

US Intelligence Report: Expect Water Wars Soon Report sees biotechnology, agricultural exports and virtual water trade as the way forward Common Dreams staff   March 22, 2012    Common Dreams A report released today on global water security from the Defense Intelligence Agency assesses that in next 10 years, water instability will be likely in “nations […]

Polly Mann> Population growth of India and China

Population growth of India and China by Polly Mann   March 2, 2012  Its developers boast it is the world’s largest standalone building and it’s going up in Chengdu in southwest China – a genuine “sign of the times.” The New Century Global Centre will house two 1,000-room five-star hotels, an ice rink,a luxury Imax […]

Tomgram: Ellen Cantarow, An Environmental Occupy Fracks Corporate America> Shale-Shocked Fracking Gets Its Own Occupy Movement

Tomgram: Ellen Cantarow, An Environmental Occupy Fracks Corporate America Posted by Ellen Cantarow    January 22, 2012   Tom Dispatch They say you can’t keep a good man down, but the “good” part of that equation is often negotiable.  If you thought you had seen the last of the then-disgraced Newt Gingrich in the 1990s, you know what I […]