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Oil, Terrorism and the Khashoggi killing

December 10, 2018

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Dag Harald Claes Blog Oil

Dag Harald Claes looks at the history of the ‘special relationship’ between the US and Saudi Arabia.

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Making risky decisions – Is it wise to invest in desalination plants for drinking water?

June 22, 2016

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plugholeA recent and welcome news release informed us that, following several years of severe drought in California, water supplies had recovered to the extent that state officials suspended state-wide restrictions on water use. Regulation of water use reverted to local authorities. During the drought, there had been repeated suggestions that hard-hit localities (San Diego was one) might consider investing in desalination plants. A common response was that California might be wise to take a hard look at Australia’s experience with large-scale desalination during its long-lived “millennium drought” several years earlier. John C. Bergstrom and Alan Randall explain. […]

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