Asian Water Scarcity Risked as Coal-Fired Power Embraced

Asian Water Scarcity Risked as Coal-Fired Power Embraced

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With China set to vaporize water equal to what flows over Niagara Falls each year, and India’s industrial water demand growing at twice the pace of agricultural or municipal use, Asia’s most populous nations will have to reconsider energy projects to avoid conflict between cities, farmers and industry.