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Adapting to the Freshwater Crisis

Forward-thinking experts are getting a better handle on the growing global water shortage and coming up with innovative approaches to ensuring the security, safety and sustainability of this resource

  • November 11, 2009

Confronting a World Freshwater Crisis

As the global population grows--and freshwater supplies dwindle--ensuring that everyone has sufficient supplies of life-giving H2O has become an enormous challenge. Here's how to start.

July 23, 2008
Facing the Freshwater Crisis

Facing the Freshwater Crisis

As demand for freshwater soars, planetary supplies are becoming unpredictable. Existing technologies could avert a global water crisis, but they must be implemented soon

August 1, 2008 — Peter Rogers
Energy versus Water: Solving Both Crises Together

Energy versus Water: Solving Both Crises Together

Water is needed to generate energy. Energy is needed to deliver water. Both resources are limiting the other—and both may be running short. Is there a way out?

September 1, 2008 — Michael E. Webber

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