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Peak Water…….are we running out of water

August 11, 2013

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Peak Water…Are we running out of Groundwater?

Peak Oil has generated headlines since American geologist M King-Hubbert first developed the concept in 1956.  In recent years, spurred on by fears of carbon-induced climate change and dwindling oil-resources, we have begun to develop alternatives to oil.  However, in an article, Lester Brown of the Earth Resources Institute argues that the real threat to our future is Peak Water. There are substitutes for oil, but not for water. We can produce food without oil, but not without water. Read more