The world is fast running out of freshwater according to experts and the results could be very grim in the form of wildfires, droughts, rationing, less food, and more hunger. The causes are linked to overconsumption and a growing human population. Thomas Kostigen says we can reverse the trend and he has quantified how much each of us contributes to continuing the water crisis or averting it. Maria Armoudian discusses how we can help alleviate the water crisis with Kostigen.

Thomas Kostigen is an author, journalist, and environmentalist. He is the author of The Green Blue Book: The Simple Water-Savings Guide to Everything in Your Life and The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time.

 

 

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