Stockholm Water Week 2014: 'energy and water'

Background - 3 September, 2014
Global water consumption by the power sector is growing and is expected to more than double by 2035, with coal projects accounting for 50% of increased water use.

In a conference presentation on Wednesday 3 September Iris Cheng, Climate and Energy Campaigner at Greenpeace International, presented case studies from China, India and South Africa.

Greenpeace argues that we cannot allow coal interests to grab already scarce water resources and at the same time dramatically increase their carbon pollution. That will only accelerate climate change and make water shortages even more acute.

Water is for life, not for coal. #NoWater4Coal