Burning Fossil Fuels Imperils Our Ability to Burn Fossil Fuels

There are 4 comments on the Mother Jones story from Jul 17, 2013, titled Burning Fossil Fuels Imperils Our Ability to Burn Fossil Fuels. In it, Mother Jones reports that:

Pretty much every power plant requires water to work. Coal, natural gas, nuclear, and even some types of renewable energy need water to create steam and to cool down.

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SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#1 Jul 17, 2013
Days of coal and pollution...

http://www.ucsusa.org/assets/documents/clean_...
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2 Jul 17, 2013
Do you know power plants account for more than 40 percent the fresh water drawn from lakes and rivers in the US each year?
William Rickards

Dartford, UK

#3 Jul 18, 2013
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Since: Mar 13

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#4 Jul 18, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
Do you know power plants account for more than 40 percent the fresh water drawn from lakes and rivers in the US each year?
This is a myth. Yes they "draw" a lot, but they put it basically all back. They use very little by comparison to agriculture.

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