Seeing the Water-Energy Connection

This article from Utne Reader points out a connection between water and energy that we don’t always consider.  Energy requires water (cooling for power plants, water to grow corn for ethanol, etc.), often in large amounts.  We should consider the impact on water supplies of any energy source we use.  Wind and solar are low-impact sources.  Seeing the Water-Energy Connection.

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