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Analysing the World's freshwater resource

How valid is this statement made in the textbook: "fresh water could indeed become the world's scarcest resource, more valuable than petroleum." Offer some solutions to this scarcity concern.

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I think the statement is very valid. Consider if you will that 3/4 of the Earth's surface is composed of oceans, salt-water oceans. That's means that 3/4 of the Earth's surface is not potable (drinkable) as it is. (The above facts are easily verified in an encylclopedia).

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The solution is an analysis of the statement "fresh water could indeed become the world's scarcest resource, more valuable than petroleum" from a sopcio-political viewpoint.

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