News at Princeton

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Roughly 80 percent of the world's fresh water use is devoted to agriculture. As countries such as China stretch their water supplies, they turn to countries with more abundant water supplies for food. Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is studying the effects of the globalization of water usage.