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Countries are turning to solar power to turn saltwater into drinkable water

At the giant Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park under construction near Dubai, a desalination facility goes into operation this month. Run by an array of solar panels and batteries, the system will produce about 13,200 gallons of click here …

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We just broke the record for hottest year, 9 straight times

2014 and 2015 each set the record for hottest calendar year since we began measuring surface temperatures over 150 years ago, and 2016 is almost certain to break the record once again. It will be without precedent: the first time that we’ve seen three consecutive click here …

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The world is going to be running really low on water by 2030

When it comes to articles on our environment every bit of bad news, often has a bit of good news attached to it. That is certainly the case with this piece, and just as well because the bad bit seems pretty worrying. click here …

South America, Chile, Dry cracked earth in the Atacama desert
South America, Chile, Dry cracked earth in the Atacama desert

Perth’s water worries: how one of the driest cities is fighting climate change

Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is not only one of the most isolated cities in the world, it is also becoming one of the driest in Australia.
Since the gold rush of the 1890s, impressive engineering schemes have transported enough water to make Perth a city click here …

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