Tuesday, 12 January 2010

water equals energy

The Threat of a Global Water Shortage

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While studying the above: food of (almost) all kinds (like water) is energy; but water also is a necessity for generating electric energy and that is not only for hydro stations or growing energy crop but to cool most power plants from nuclear to gas and coal; or to drive steam turbines; vast amounts are also needed to dissolve and clean or separate all kinds of natural resources from oil to gold; hence, water will soon become another cost driving factor.

Carpe diem!


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