Wednesday, October 11, 2006

As If You Don't Have Enough To Worry About

This is a topic I've neglected far too long, the next big global problem...water.
It looks dull, almost impenetrable in places. But if its findings are verified, it could turn out to be the most important scientific report published so far this year. In this month’s edition of the Journal of Hydrometeorology is a paper written by scientists at the Met Office, which predicts future patterns of rainfall and evaporation[.]

Stores of fresh water are being depleted faster than nature can replace them. In addition, sea water is replacing fresh water in hundreds of aquifirs around the globe. Its amazing how much harm to earth humans cause.

Oil? It isn't nearly the problem we humans will face if we start running out of water. Hell, friends will fight each other over water.

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