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Saving a Water-Stressed Middle East

Via The Cairo Review, a look at how inefficient water management exacerbates water insecurity in the MENA region: The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) will be the most severely affected by climate change. A report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change forecasts that this region will inevitably experience shorter and warmer winters, hotter and drier […]

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Israel, Jordan to Sign Water-for-Energy Deal

Via The Palestine Chronicle, a report on a water-for-energy agreement signed between Israel and Jordan: A deal between Israel and Jordan that will see an exchange of solar power and freshwater between the two countries is expected to be signed next week, according to Haaretz. The terms of the agreement state that solar energy produced […]

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Droughts In The Middle East: Here To Stay

Via UAE’s The National, a report on Middle Eastern water scarcity: With an unprecedented number of droughts afflicting every corner of the world this year, it is clear that even the swiftest efforts to curb more variable rainfall and rising temperatures will be too late to prevent future water shortages. A new report from the […]

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Jordan and Israel Sign Countries’ ‘Largest Water Sale’ Deal

Via The Algemeiner, a report on a new water agreement between Jordan and Israel: Israel formally agreed Tuesday to double the amount of freshwater it provides to neighbor Jordan, one of the world’s most water-deficient countries. The agreement is proof that “we want good neighborly relations,” said Karine Elharrar, Israel’s infrastructure, energy and water resource […]

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Drought Diplomacy Helps Boost Israel-Jordan Ties

Via Terra Daily, an article on the water diplomacy between Israel and Jordan: As scientific warnings of dire climate change-induced drought grow, many in Israel and Jordan cast worried eyes at the river running between them and the critical but limited resources they share. This month the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change showed unequivocally that […]

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The Middle East Is Running Out of Water and Becoming Uninhabitable

Via CNN, a report on how the Middle East is running out of water, and parts of it are becoming uninhabitable: The ferries that once shuttled tourists to and from the little islets in Iran’s Lake Urmia sit rusty, unable to move, on what is rapidly becoming a salt plain. Just two decades ago, Urmia was […]

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