Remember the water cycle from junior high? It doesn’t work that way anymore – From MinnPost

‘A new analysis of global water use, focused on large-scale diversions for agriculture and electric power, finds that precipitation is failing to replenish water lost from many of the world’s largest river basins.

If these deficits are fairly counted as human use, two Swedish scientists argue in a paper published last week in the journal Science, then current estimates underestimate human freshwater consumption by a factor of five – and actual use may already exceed a widely accepted upper limit of sustainability.’

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