Antarctic icebergs a source of freshwater
Jul29

Antarctic icebergs a source of freshwater

As the world’s population increases over the next 50 years, demand for water will increase dramatically: by 2030 global water demand will outstrip supply by 40%. With 90% of the 3 billion people expected to be added to the world’s population by 2050 living in developing countries there will be additional stress placed on water supplies, particularly in regions where the current population does not have sustainable access to safe...

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San Diego developing alternative water supplies
Apr16

San Diego developing alternative water supplies

San Diego faces numerous challenges from climate change including increased temperatures resulting in more hotter and drier days, more prolonged heat waves, and more frequent droughts reducing availability of freshwater resources. In addition to reduced water availability from climate change, San Diego is challenged by increasing demand for water – by 2035, the San Diego County Water Authority projects an increase in demand of 20%...

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