Going Green

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Worldwide Water Problems Fast Approaching

I'm happy to see the scientists agree with me! Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink. Water: in the right place, at the right time, in the right form will be critical for the future.

Sandia researchers say worldwide water shortage on horizon

Concerns expressed in Nature article

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A crisis is looming over water shortages worldwide. By 2025 more than half the nations in the world will face freshwater stress or shortages and by 2050 as much as 75 percent of the world’s population could face freshwater scarcity.

So say Mike Hightower and Suzanne Pierce, water experts at Sandia National Laboratories, in an article they wrote that appeared in a recent issue of Nature.

Sandia is a National Nuclear Security Administration laboratory.

“This growing international water crisis is...(complete article here).

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