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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Fresh Water is the New Oil

If the troubles caused by oil dependency aren't enough for you, The Financial Times today has an article outlining new economic and political pressures flowing from a future where fresh water will be scarce. The article cites one financial group's estimate that by 2025, two-thirds of the world's population could be living in conditions of water stress.

Below: Lake Monona at sunset. Monona, Wisconsin.

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