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Alberta faces melting glaciers and drought

The CBC reports on the problems faced by Alberta due to glacial melt: “Receding glaciers and lack of rain are already having an impact on local waterways, but there’s more bad news to come. “Up in the Athabasca Glacier, we … Continue reading

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Many world cities now facing water stress

An article on wunderground reports how many of the world’s biggest cities are taxing their water supplies, making them vulnerable to weather events such as droughts: The researchers, led by hydrologist Rob McDonald, used computer models to show that about … Continue reading

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