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UN: Rising Water Demands Strain Earth's Resources

The United Nations says rising demand for clean water and energy from increasing populations will further strain the planet's limited natural resources. In a report published for World Water Day, the U.N. says demand for energy and freshwater will present big problems in nearly all regions of the world. The report says that as all energy production uses water, from cooling coal fired power plants to irrigation for biodiesel, it is necessary for energy companies to do more to limit...

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