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Global shale developments face water stress

Water risk is a significant challenge when it comes to shale gas development, the World Resources Institute (WRI) said this week.
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One in four big cities globally faces water stress

Tokyo, Delhi, Mexico City, Shanghai, Beijing, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro and Moscow are among the cities that face the biggest water stress.
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Water scarcity could lead to political conflicts, expert warns

World Water Council President Benedito Braga said the biggest risk for conflict is predicted around the Tigris-Euphrates and Nile River basins.
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Half of fracking wells in water-stressed areas

According to a new report by green investment group Ceres, hydraulic fracturing is fueling demand for water that many areas in the United States are unable to meet, since they are already water-stressed.
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Researchers predict future of water stress, scarcity

MIT researchers estimate that by 2050 as many as 5 billion people will be affected by water scarcity to at least some extent.
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Increasing water stress threatens US, study warns

The United States is facing a serious water supply problem, researchers from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder have warned.
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