In the last few years, tens of thousands of hydraulic fracturing wells from Pennsylvania to Texas to North Dakota have done unconventional oil and gas production, which forms the routine for many Americans.
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Office has released its Water Management Plan for 2021-22.
According to McGill University scientists, more than 260,000 km of rivers could probably be severed by planned hydroelectric developments.
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin are homing in on a recipe that would enable the future production of entirely renewable, clean energy from which water would be the only waste product.
In addition to providing vitamin D, helping flowers grow and creating the perfect excuse to head to the beach, sunlight also helps break down chemicals in streams, lakes and rivers.
In estimations of ocean heat content -; important when assessing and predicting the effects of climate change -; calculations have often presented the rate of warming as a gradual rise from the mid-20th century to today.
Urgent steps to improve water security are needed across the world as part of measures to increase climate resilience, the University of Oxford-led REACH research programme warned today as it published a new, interdisciplinary report.
A new desalination technology developed by power engineers at the Ural Federal University (UrFU) could considerably decrease the cost associated with water desalination and increase the production volume by four times.
New research undertaken by scientists from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a center supported by the “la Caixa” Foundation, affirms that the better option for individual water consumption considering both environmental and health impacts is tap water.
Hydropower holds exceptional potential as a source of clean electricity. Researchers from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) investigated the role of the Indus basin as a support for global sustainable development and its ability to fulfill energy demands across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.