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Water desalination: harming the environment?

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A recent study by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) concludes that the increasing employment of desalination around the world to supply more water to cities and populations damages coastal environments, emits green house gases, and could exacerbate climate change. The study contends that turning to desalination is not the most responsible strategy, and that people should increase their conservation of water.

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Filed under: Built Environment, Climate Change, Technology

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