Is the Earth really running out of water? A better way to measure water scarcity

Is the Earth really running out of water? A better way to measure water scarcity

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We’ve all heard the Earth is running out of water… but how is that measured? Is there a better way to gauge water scarcity? Dr. Kate Brauman thinks so. She’s lead scientist for the Global Water Initiative at the Institute on the Environment at the U of MN. She talked with WTIP’s Dick Swanson about her ideas on more accurate and useful ways to determine water scarcity.