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26. Madani K. (December 5, 2021), Explainer: Iran’s “Water Bankruptcy”, The Iran Primer, United States Institute of Peace. 


25. Sadegh M., Mirchi A., AghaKouchak A., Madani K. (September 29, 2021), Avoiding Water Bankruptcy in the Drought-Troubled Southwest: What the US and Iran Can Learn from Each Other, The Conversation. 

24. Madani K. (August 5, 2021), Iran’s Decision-makers Must Shoulder the Blame for Its Water Crisis, The Guardian. 

23. Ghafari M., Madani K. (May 25, 2020), In Search of the Murder: Making Sense of Iran’s Reported Deaths, Medium.

22. Solheim E., Madani K. (March 20, 2020), Easier Said than Done. Stop the Arrogance and Be a Global Team Player, Medium.


21. Madani K. (March 13, 2020), Can COVID-19 Create a Turning Point in the Fight Against Climate Change?, Medium.

20. Madani K. (February 11, 2020), A Shameless Call for International Meddling in the U.S. Election, Medium.

19. Madani K. (January 10, 2020), Ukrainian Plane, Iranian Brain and Canadian Pain, Medium.

18. Madani K. (November 14, 2019), Why is Iran So Paranoid About Environmentalism, Medium. 

17. Hjorth P., Madani K. (September 18, 2019), Politicians Don’t Lead Movements — People Do, Medium. 

16. Madani K. (August 20, 2019), Protecting Environmental Protest in Iran and Across the World, Global Witness

15. Madani K. (February 28, 2019), The Environment Was Once a Safe Space for Activism in Iran. No Longer, The Guardian


14. Mirchi A., Madani K. (July 3, 2017), Can Iran Lead a Global Fight Against Dust Storms?, Tehran Times. 


13. Mirchi A., Madani K. (May 16, 2017), Will Iran's Next President Care Enough to Put the Environment First?, The Guardian. 


12. Hakim S., Madani K. (April 17, 2017), The Rise and Fall of Iran’s Khuzestan: A Calamity of International Significance, Atlantic Council.


11. Hakim S., Madani K. (December 26, 2016), Dreaming of Blue Skies: Tehran’s Battle for Clean Air, Tehran Times. 


10. Hakim S., Madani K. (September 23, 2016), ‘I am Lake Urmia’: A Social Media Campaign Takes on the Environment in Iran, The Guardian. 


9. Madani K., Hakim S. (July 18, 2016), Iran: Reversing the Environmental Damages of Sanctions, Tehran Times. 


8. Mirchi A., Madani K. (May 9, 2016), A Grand but Faulty Vision for Iran’s Water Problems, The Guardian. 


7. Madani K. (May 7, 2016), Water Crisis in Iran: A Desperate Call for Action, Tehran Times. 


6. Mirchi A., Madani K. (February 23, 2016), How Iran’s Elections Are Going Green, The Guardian. 


5. Lewis T., Madani K. (January 20, 2016), End of Sanctions May Help Iran Face an Accelerating Environmental Crisis, The Guardian. 


4. Mirchi A., Madani K. (March 18, 2015), Iran’s Leaders React to the Nation’s Massive Environmental Challenge, The Guardian. 


3. Madani K., Nikazmrad K. (Feb 23, 2015), Do-it-yourself Sanctions Threaten Science Dialogue with Iran, The Guardian. 


2. Mirchi A., Madani K., Aghakouchak A. (Jan 23, 2015), Lake Urmia: How Iran’s Most Famous Lake Is Disappearing, The Guardian. 


1. Soroush N., Madani K. (Nov 21, 2014), Every Breath You Take: The Environmental Consequences of Iran Sanctions, The Guardian. 


Opinion Pieces in Persian


33. Madani K. (September 23, 2019), The World Waiting for a Revolution in New York, The Independent.

32. Madani K. (April 5, 2018), The Gravels Principle, KhabarOnline.


31. Madani K. (March 26, 2018), Hope: What I Learned from the Rwandan Kids, KhabarOnline.


30. Madani K. (February 2, 2018), Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future, KhabarOnline.


29. Madani K. (January 31, 2018), Moving Backward. Schools’ Water and Energy Becoming Free of Charge, KhabarOnline.


28. Madani K. (January 27, 2018), How to Solve the Country’s Problems with ‘Logic’, KhabarOnline.


27. Madani K. (January 15, 2018), The Rooster’s Egg and Cloud Seeding, KhabarOnline.


26. Madani K. (December 20, 2017), The Fat Rich Man and Water Management in Iran, KhabarOnline.


25. Madani K. (December 13, 2017), Keep Cursing Hero, So We Can Build Our Homeland with Your Swearword, KhabarOnline.


24. Madani K. (December 6, 2017), The Risk of the Pervasion of the ‘the Best Defense is a Good Offense’ Principle, KhabarOnline.


23. Madani K. (September 23, 2017), Let’s Sing the Environmental Song together, KhabarOnline.


22. Madani K. (September 1, 2017), A Confusing Question in Water and Agriculture Management, KhabarOnline.


21. Madani K. (Auguest 28, 2017), This is Not Bangladesh. Look at the Disastrous Situation of People in Texas, KhabarOnline.


20. Madani K. (Auguest 27, 2017), Energy Minister Candidates Revealed: As Many as Iran’s Dams, KhabarOnline.


19. Madani K. (Auguest 21, 2017), Take Bitaraf’s Failure in Parliament Seriously, KhabarOnline.


18. Madani K. (Auguest 2, 2017), Iran’s Water and Environmental Superstitious Movement, KhabarOnline.


17. Madani K. (July 31, 2017), No Crisis; We are Water Bankrupt, KhabarOnline.


16. Madani K. (July 13, 2017), Can We Object to Turkey Building Dams?, KhabarOnline.


15. Madani K. (March 30, 2017), From Iran Deal to Paris: Who Does Trump Remind You of?, KhabarOnline.


14. Madani K. (March 14, 2017), The “Wasting Water with New Year’s Greens” Nonsense, KhabarOnline.


13. Madani K. (January 29, 2017), The Man Who Became the Unit of Energy Efficiency, KhabarOnline.


12. Madani K. (January 16, 2017), Leave the Poor Watermelon Alone, KhabarOnline.


11. Madani K. (January 7, 2017), Are We in Love with Superstitions and Dark Pictures?, KhabarOnline.


10. Madani K. (March 9, 2017), Climatic or Anthropogenic Change?, Etemad.


9. Madani K. (March 2015), Let’s Judge Economically—Economics: The Missing Component of Iran’s Water Resources Management, Shargh.


8. Pouran H., Madani K. (March 15, 2015), The Confusing Puzzle of Battling Dust Storms, Shargh.


7. Khatami S., Madani K. (March 1, 2015), What is Drought?, Etemad.


6. Madani K. (September 21, 2014), Multiplicity of Stakeholders in Water Resources Governance, Donyaye Eghtesad (Economic World).


5. Madani K. (March 8, 2014), The Importance of Water-Energy Nexus in Sustainable Development, Donyaye Eghtesad (Economic World).


4. Madani K. (February 15, 2014), Economic Empowerment of Farmers as a Key to Solving the Water Crisis, Donyaye Eghtesad (Economic World).


3. Madani K. (February 8, 2014), Request the Right to a Healthy Environment from Those in Charge, Donyaye Eghtesad (Economic World).


2. Madani K. (February 1, 2014), Water Transfer: A Rushed Development Move, Donyaye Eghtesad (Economic World).


1. Madani K. (January 25, 2014), Raise the Environmental Damage Costs, Donyaye Eghtesad (Economic World). 


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