What does it mean to be resourceful?

Being resourceful means being aware of how you use resources, then choosing to use them responsibly. It means understanding how energy and water combined make life possible, and how our actions affect the future.

Water and energy depend completely upon each other, coming together in the energy-water nexus. We need water to produce electricity, and energy is required to extract, treat and deliver water. The choices we make to generate energy alter the global and the local climate, which affects the availability of water to cool our generation plants.

At Resourcefulness, our goal is to improve water and energy literacy, encourage conservation, and inspire the next generation of innovators.

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Population Growth

April 29, 2024
The key underlying demographic trends that strain energy and water resources are population growth and economic growth. Other key trends are the impacts of global climate change and policy choices, whereby policy makers push for more water-intensive energy and more energy-intensive water.
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