January 10, 2020

Featured in Mail and Guardian

Water ‘Wars’ Wash Over the World

More people around the world are fighting over water, according to the Pacific Institute, a United States-based think tank. But in Africa the rate of the increase in water-related conflicts is proportionally less than it was in previous decades.

January 10, 2020

Featured in KJZZ

Why Is Water-Related Violence Increasing Around The World?

A number of major battles — some involving soldiers and others not — have been fought over oil, particularly in the Middle East since the mid-20th century. Thanks to different kinds of conflicts and so many areas of drought around the world, those fights have shifted in certain places to water.

January 6, 2020

Featured in The Statesman

Water Wars

The challenge is as forbidding as it is global, verily the outcome of the cocktail of burgeoning population, poor management of resources, and extreme weather events linked to the climate crisis.

December 26, 2019

Featured in Earth Island Journal

Talking Points: Winter 2020

It’s sometimes said that water is worth its weight in gold. While that may not be strictly true in an economic sense, it’s hard to think of any other natural resource as vital to life as simple H2O.

December 13, 2019

Featured in Vice

This Decade We Became Really, Really Sure Climate Change is Real

In the past ten years, we lost hope in American politics, realized we were being watched on the internet, and finally broke the gender binary (kind of). So many of the beliefs we held to be true at the beginning of the decade have since been proven false—or at least, much more complicated than they once seemed.

December 13, 2019

Featured in Veja

Basic Sanitation Has to Be Done Fairly, Says Expert

On Wednesday 11, the House of Representatives approved the base text of the bill establishing the new legal framework for basic sanitation. One of the main points is the greater ease for private sector entry in the provision of the service.

December 9, 2019

Featured in Global Finance

Water: Its Value and Risks

The prospectus for brewing-giant AB InBev’s $5 billion Asian IPO earlier this year included 58 references to water—an acknowledgment, CEO Carlos Brito says, of the commodity’s increasingly tenuous status and its importance to the business.