in this issue:
Beyond Water Wars
– Lauren Risi
Dire predictions of nations battling over water have not come true. The bitterest conflicts over water are closer to home.
Water and Fire
– Bret Schulte
Environmentalists are winning the battle to keep an Arkansas river clean. So why does history keep them looking over their shoulders?
A Sinking Metropolis
– Jennifer Moeller-Gulland and J. Carl Ganter
A day in the life of Jakarta—a city drowning in water insecurity.
The Big Leak
– Danielle Neighbour
Water is the hidden imbalance in U.S./China trade. The stakes for the climate and the economy are high.
Sea, Sun, and Peace?
– Naomi Zeveloff
An environmental group wants to unite Israelis, Palestinians, and Jordanians behind the idea that water can bring peace in the Middle East.