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WORLD WITHOUT WATER? Alaskan glacier, Arctic glacier and Antarctic glacier Are all melting due to global warming out of pollution! Gangotri glacier is melting into Ganga River for long; But smaller glaciers are receding due to pollution! The third pole of the world Himalayas is growing With glacier ice increasing in deposit it is said! But UN global pollution research says it is not so! Detailed discussions are on the subject of interest. What will happen if all the ice of the world melt away? Drought will prevail everywhere and water won't be there! The Earth with three fourth area cov

Asked by T A RAMESH, 14 Nov '09 01:26 am
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Sir! You have raised a very vital question that concerns Humanity uniformly.It has been predicted that if global warming continues, the world's major ice shelves will melt by 2100, causing oceans to rise by between 7m and 14m.In The Bulletin magazine, Dr Flannery says the Arctic ice cap has entered "a death spiral" that will see it melt away entirely in summer within the next five to 15 years. He says if the Greenland ice sheet collapses, oceans will rise by about 6m. "And that could happen surprisingly quickly," he says. "The Larsen B ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula . . . had been stable for 12,000 years, yet it shattered to fragments over just a few weeks." Yes Sir Water Crisis is currently the World's biggest Risk!A catastrophic water shortage could prove an even bigger threat to mankind this century than soaring food prices and the relentless exhaustion of energy reserves, according to a panel of global experts at the Goldman Sachs "Top Five Risks" conference."The glaciers on ...more
Answered by inquisitive, 14 Nov '09 01:36 am

 
  
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"Water is not a renewable resource. People have been mining it without restraint because it has not been priced properly". Farming makes up 70pc of global water demand. Fresh water for irrigation is never returned to underground basins. Most is lost through leaks and evaporation.
"Demand for water continues to escalate at unsustainable rates. At the risk of being alarmist, we see parallels with Malthusian economics. Globally, water consumption is doubling every 20 years. By 2025, it is estimated that about one third of the global population will not have access to adequate drinking water," it said.
China faces an acute challenge. It makes up 21pc of humanity but controls just 7pc of the water supply. The water basin in parts of northern China is falling by one meter a year due to overpumping. In Heibei province the aquifer fell three meters last year. An increasing number of rivers are running dry.
Disputes over cross-border water basins have already prompted Egypt to threaten milit ...more
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 14 Nov '09 02:13 am

 
  
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They hv come and gone (doomsday prophets meant) and I am sure its far away
Answered by Sumit Basu, 14 Nov '09 01:32 am

 
  
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Sir , can't you make your question little small as should it look like question !!!!
Answered by AWASTHI, 14 Nov '09 01:31 am

 
  
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I have read in the Puraan book from water life is born and will end in water
Answered by gouri ghosh, 14 Nov '09 01:30 am

 
  
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According to this in 2012 world will be surely end
Answered by kamal purohit, 14 Nov '09 01:29 am

 
  
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