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How can we best provide clean drinking water to the world’s growing population, and the millions who already lack it? Can we help farmers irrigate their crops more efficiently, and prevent major aquifers from drying up? How can we deal with costly problems posed by aging water infrastructure in the United States? And how will changing climate affect drought-prone areas? Can we provide better climate forecasts to help communities prepare for droughts and floods that can threaten water and food supplies?

These are the questions that Earth Institute researchers and policy experts address.

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