World Must Use Renewables To Avoid Water And Energy Crisis

World Must Use Renewables To Avoid Water And Energy Crisis says a new UN water development report, reports Magda Mis at Reuters. All sources of energy use water, but fossil fuels consume (vs. just use) much more water than renewable clean energy sources, as these charts show. http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/03/19/3415761/iea-water-energy/ Thus, because the world’s growing appetite for water and energy will greatly stress the limited water resources in nearly all regions, governments must turn to renewable energy to meet increasing demand for both and avoid a looming crisis.

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=mary-ellen-harte

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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