13 April 2008

GROUNDED

People stroll around the Dutch cargo ship "Artemis" in Les Sables d'Olonne, on France's west coast, after strong winds pushed it off course.
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Barcelona and the surrounding region are suffering the worst drought in decades. Spain is considering to import water by boat from France. Alexander Trevi of Pruned points out:
If this drought should continue, growing worse and worse for years to come, we could see a new river, armored in metal and artificially propelled, flowing through the Mediterranean Sea.
Also have a look on what would happen if global temperature rises in this article by Catherine Brahic from New Scientist.

Postscript May 19 2008: The Plan is carried out. Link

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