Antarctic ice can reveal the extent of rainfall varability which leads to drought or floods in Australia.
Laura Tuck, World Bank Group Vice President for Sustainable Development, looks at the risk posed by water scarcity.
Climate-driven water scarcity could have a negative impact on economic growth in some regions.
While China encompasses almost 20% of the world’s population, the country contains only 7% of the world’s fresh water.
For the first time in history, the combination of satellite technology and super-computing is giving us a global perspective to understand how humanity is affecting the environment.
A water footprint shows how much water is used to grow crops or make goods and can be used to decide what to make or buy.
Buildings currently account for 40% of global emissions, according to the International Energy Agency. But that does not have to be the case in the future. What if I told you that - by ta...
South Africa is a country of water insecurity, with consumption greater than supply.
Millions of women in developing countries have to trek long distances to get water, resulting in lost opportunities.
David Lipton, first deputy managing director of the IMF, argues that water prices need reform.
A UN report has outlined the links between water, jobs and growth.
Almost half of the world’s workforce work in water related sectors. Are these jobs at risk?
Whether it's China’s disappearing rivers or the empty reservoirs of Brazil, the world's safe and drinkable water is drying up. Raising awareness of the impending global crisis is Mina Gul...
4 billion people – two-thirds of the global population – don't have access to enough water.
Whenever we talk about climate volatility, we also mean water volatility, therefore climate adaptation means preparing cities, farms, and industries for intensive periods of drought and f...