RISING ENERGY DEMAND IS A THREAT
REUTRES. Rising demand for energy, from biofuels to shale gas, is a threat to freshwater supplies that are already under strain from climate change, the United Nations said in a report on Friday.
It urged energy companies to do more to limit use of water in everything from cooling coal-fired power plants to irrigation for crops grown to produce biofuels.
"Demand for energy and freshwater will increase significantly in the coming decades," U.N. agencies…
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