It’s Time To Stop Overspending Our Freshwater Budget

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Dec 14, 2016
Author: 
Lisa Palmer

 

We continue to overspend our budget when it comes to freshwater resources globally. No country is immune; this is not just a challenge for arid regions.

Agriculture is by far the largest consumer of water, and at the same time demand for water to produce energy, industrial products, and the rapidly growing needs in cities are straining our water resources as never before. Add climate change and the situation is quite daunting.

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