April 26, 2009

Peak Water: What Is It And Are We There Yet?

Never heard of Peak Water? Although water is a renewable resource, it is possible to use water in a non-renewable way. When water is used faster than it is replenished, that is Peak Water.

In this series of videos, Peter Gleik of The Pacific Institute, a research and policy institute in Oakland, CA, talks about the concept of Peak Water, and the human, industrial, ecological, and political dimensions of the current water crisis.

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