Thursday, July 29, 2010

Evaluating Sustainability of Projected Water Demands Under Future Climate Change Scenarios

This report drafted by the National Resources Defense Council Dated July 2010 finds Climate change will impact water supplies, exacerbating existing pressures on water resources caused by population and economic growth. Given the combination of these stressors, the sustainability of water resources in future decades is a concern in many parts of the world. This study presents an integration of water withdrawal projections and future estimates of renewable water supply across the United States to assess future water availability in the face of a changing climate.

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