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How Coal Power Plants May Be Harming The Global Water Supply

According to a new Greenpeace report, the world’s 8000-plus coal-fired power plants consume enough water to meet the basic needs of more than 1 billion people. 

We’ll talk with Harri Lammi, senior global campaigner for coal and water at Greenpeace-East Asia. He co-authored the report, The Great Water Grab: How the Coal Industry is Deepening the Global Water Crisis. He tells us why he believes that coal power plants and other “human activities are depleting [the] planet’s water resources at an alarming rate.”


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