Why the Nile Constitutes a New Kind of Water Dispute – and Why That’s Dangerous

By Peter Schwartzstein Ever since workers first broke ground on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in 2011, international commenters have fixated on the Nile as a possible harbinger of future ‘water wars’ to come. And almost since then, water…

The New Water Development Report and Implications for Security

By Dr. Marc Kodack Climate change has and will continue to have both direct and indirect effects around the world. Changes in water will be one of the most visible direct effects, whether it is too little water, such as during…