‘The Water Will Come’ Examines the Science, Politics and Humanitarian Crises Posed by Rising Sea Levels

Although rarely the topic of mainstream media reports, in many coastal communities planners, engineers and other municipal officials are hard at work on a very particular mission: how to keep the sea out of the city. In many parts of the world, the ocean regularly laps at people’s doors and pushes into the streets during […]

How Projects Upstream have a Major Ripple Effect Downstream

Construction is over half complete on what will be the 7th largest dam in the world. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia will generate 6450 MW of electricity annually. Considered the largest hydroelectric dam in the history of Africa, once complete it will take 5 to 15 years to fill […]