Fracking Faces Global Water Shortages: World Resources Institute

Business Times: The World Resources Institute (WRI) has said that global water shortages could hobble ambitious plans to develop shale gas exploration across the planet. In a newly published report, the WRI says that 38% of the world's shale resources were found in areas that were water barren or that were "under high to extremely high levels of water stress". Almost a fifth of shale resources are in areas of high or extremely high seasonal variability and 15% are in areas that are highly susceptible to drought.......

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