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Water, Peace, & Security — Under Threat

February 26th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

We write about CO2 emissions of fossil fuels quite a bit on CleanTechnica, but there is something that bears repetition as well. It is that renewable energy typically uses much less water than other electricity sources. The overuse of water, including for our power plants, is something that critically threatens our children


What You Need To Know About Food & Water Security And The Climate Crisis

October 9th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

If we keep burning fossil fuels at our current rates, food may become harder and harder to grow in many places, and what does grow could be less and less nutritious. Fresh drinking water could become more and more scarce as polluted floodwater runoff contaminates rivers, lakes, and reservoirs – or drought and warming combine to simply dry it all up.  



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