water policy Archives

  • Union for the Mediterranean has to get serious

    Med & South 23-04-2010

    "The EU needs to fundamentally modify its approach to its Mediterranean partners," writes Eberhard Rhein, a lecturer at the Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies in Malta, in an April post for Blogactiv.

  • Securing water resources

    Sustainable Development 13-03-2009

    Protecting water resources should rank among the top priorities of a global deal to mitigate climate change as it will "secure the basis for food, energy, health and economic development, thereby ensuring a nation's ability to thrive," write Dr. Mark Smith, head of the Water Programme IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and Dr. Ger Bergkamp, director general of the World Water Council, in a March paper.

  • Climate change: The latest global developments

    Development Policy 10-06-2008

    An unprecedented rise in global temperatures due to man-made climate change is releasing unnatural levels of CO2 into the earth's atmosphere, according to Léa Malebranche of Total Energies. Her spring 2008 paper argues that it is time for governments to initiate changes in human behaviour to stop this trend.

  • Managing water for ecosystems

    Climate change 01-08-2007

    The aim of integrated water resources management is to balance and meet all the different demands for water in the best way possible, writes Liz Kalaugher, editor of Environmental Research Web, in a July 12 article.

  • The power of the oceans

    Energy 01-02-2007

    This article, published by Leonardo Energy, examines the potential contribution that the power of the oceans can add to the energy mix in the next 20 years.