Is Peak Water for real?

Unlike the famous (or infamous) description of Peak Oil, it is true that the use of water at any point in time does not use up the resource and make it unavailable for future generations. But the rapidly growing global population coupled with the warming of the global climate (Friedman’s crowded and hot) is causing us to push up against the limits of the total freshwater available at one time.

Peter Gleick writes about the concept of Peak Water dated 1/22/2011

Primary source article dated 4/8/2010

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About gflaplante

Science teacher at Suffield Academy (Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Genetics, Electives, 20 Global Problems)
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