For more than 50 years, water has been a source of conflict between Israel and its neighbors, especially the Palestinians. Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, are in the midst of an acute water crisis brought about not simply by the area’s naturally arid conditions or the current drought, but primarily by the maldistribution of water imposed by Israel, which controls ... read more >>
Most penguins like nothing better than to get their feathers wet with a quick swim, but this elderly bird refuses to move from his rock – because he is afraid of cold water. ... read more >>
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency has provided a supply of bottled water to Galesburg water system users. ... read more >>
As they watch President Obama’s ambitious health care plan crumble, the advocates of a comprehensive bill to combat global warming are turning their sights to a more modest package of climate and energy measures that they believe has a better chance of clearing Congress this year.
Their preferred approach, a cap-and-trade system to curb emissions of climate-changing gases, already faced a diff ... read more >>
Some of the nation’s largest oil companies have agreed to pay approximately $423 million in cash to settle a lawsuit brought by more than a hundred public water providers, claiming water contamination from a popular gasoline additive. The terms of the settlement were submitted for approval in the federal court for the Southern District of New York. ... read more >>