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Germany Suspends Funding For Controversial Ilisu Dam In Turkey

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Germany Suspends Funding For Controversial Ilisu Dam In Turkey

My entry on this good news on Current TV.

One of my previous entries on this from two years ago.

The Ilisu Dam Controversy

The Search For Clean Water In The Coming Year

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I have done this year what I have done every year successively for the last few years; report here on the global water crisis in an attempt to not only inform but to inspire and to move us to action. The need for that action has never been more necessary than it is now. The Earth now sits on a precipice, with man having the power to pull it back or push it off.

Around the world from North America to Africa and beyond, we see water scarcity and drought becoming more a part of daily life for more people. This does not bode well for the future as population continues to rise as the quality of life in the developing world decreases due to war, climate change, pollution, and poverty. Climate change continues to melt glaciers globally at a much more rapid pace than predicted, and man finds himself because of it at a crossroads in a world filled with war, disease, famine, injustice, poverty, and despair. It would be very easy to give up looking at the picture we have painted, but we cannot do…