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Under Pressure: How our material consumption threatens the planet’s water resources

by PhilLee — last modified Jan 11, 2012 12:15 PM
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A new report by Friends of the Earth Europe shows that European consumption is threatening the world's water supply.

This research shows how Europe’s material consumption is threatening the world’s water supply and Europe is neglecting the catastrophic consequences that water stress and scarcity will have in the continent and in the rest of the world. Europe’s high levels of water use are characteristic of alarming levels of resource use by a minority of the global population. This imbalance in water use has already resulted in water conflicts in parts of the world where water is scarcest.

 

Read the report here

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