Oil and water: Just rising at different rates
June 10, 2008
While most current popular anxiety is being devoted to the rising cost of petroleum, the costly liquid of the future could be water
. As another two billion people are expected to take their place on the planet in the next 20 years, the world's water supplies are likely to come under increasing stress. Issues like water re-use
are certain to come into greater prominence as global demand increases.
last revised June 2008