Solving the Fresh Water CrisisThursday, June 23, 2016
Solving the Fresh Water Crisis
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Energy and industrial activities are the fastest-growing sources of future water demands. Photo by Constantin Wiedemann/Flickr
This article was originally posted on the Pacific Standard.
For the past five years, the World Economic Forum has listed water crises among the world’s top global risks, alongside others like “major systemic financial failure” and cyberattacks. Unfortunately, the ranking has proven accurate. The past year alone has seen historic drought conditions in California, devastating floods in India, and water-supply crises in cities including São Paulo, Brazil, and
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