Protecting the right to water means banning fracking
Communities are increasingly calling on governments to protect their water sources from fracking.
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World Water Day: Put people first in allocating scarce water resources
States should give priority to allocating water for human consumption, amid increasing water and energy demands that affect the most marginalized and vulnerable communities, says United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque.
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Black coal, thin ice: China’s coal shifting to the west puts water in peril
As Beijing moves to curtail coal use, China’s coal development is moving west, which threatens the country’s valuable water resources and thus the human right to water of many citizens.
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