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New Solar Power Plants May Threaten Scarce Desert Water Resources
Posted on: Jun 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet
The rush to embrace solar power is having some unintended consequences when it comes to water.
Why Does California Keep Looking to More Techno-Fixes for Drought?
Posted on: May 18, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
If the money needed for these hugely expensive proposals were used to fund conservation and reuse projects, the water shortage problem would be fixed.
Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What We Can Do About It
Posted on: Mar 20, 2009, Source: Island Press
Our water crisis should occasion grave concern but not panic. We have solutions available; now we need a national commitment to pursue them.
Water: Ethanol's Achilles Heel
Posted on: Dec 23, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
While many of ethanol's problems (energy inputs, land use, food prices) have been discussed, we have overlooked its true Achilles heel: water.
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