Tag Archives: water security

UnEnvironment Minister

“unEnvironment” Minister looks like a more appropriate title for Greg Hunt, with latest news being “Murray-Darling taken off endangered listing to cut ‘green tape’  Adam Bandt, described the removal of listings as “a sneak attack on the environment and the health … Continue reading

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Pakistan…One of Most Water-Stressed Countries As Demand Exceeds Supply

In Abbottabad — threatening mass demonstrations, over 5,000 homes without sufficient water in the hottest months of this year; 2/3 of population under 30, by 2030, projected to boom from 180 to 256 Million. Pakistan’s government is protesting India’s construction of a … Continue reading

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Climate change to strain water supplies used by power plants: study

For fossil fuel and nuclear power stations, cooling water is essential and less available as we continue to  turn a blind eye to climate change >readmore> SydneyMorningHerald

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Colonised by corn

TheAge/Letters – …spooked by the story ”Corn, the new golden crop on Boort farms” (14/2) about corn plantations spreading in Victoria… been reading about how feeding cattle corn gives them liver abscesses; bloating, which can be fatal; diarrhoea; weak immune … Continue reading

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