A list of news and blog posts and other web items we stumbled upon in the past week…
- Scientists, General Public Have Divergent Views of Science, Report Says (NPR) – Discusses and links to a new Pew Center report sharing results from a U.S. survey (see below).
- Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society (Pew Research Center) – Despite broadly similar views about the overall place of science in America, citizens and scientists often see science-related issues through different sets of eyes.
- Innovative approaches to the world water crisis (Medium) – General interest piece that discusses challenges associated with desalination and highlights several products for producing fresh water at the individual or household scale.
- Sisi Goes to Addis Ababa (New York Times) – Opinion piece discusses some background of Nile basin water concerns and argues that President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi should make the most of his visit to Ethiopia to advance joint management of the Nile.
- Water privatisation: a worldwide failure? (Guardian) – Long form piece asks if privatization of water has been a success or failure using stories from several cities to provide examples for both arguments.
Contributed by Shafik Islam, Amanda Repella, and Molly Greer