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The aquifers are running dry... Lake Mead is depleting rapidly.

When these water sources are no more, it's gonna take tens of thousands of years to replenish. Farmers won't be able to water their crops in huge swaths of the country, food prices are gonna spike and people are gonna go hungry. Things feel hopeless, but IT'S NOT OVER TILL IT'S OVER. Even if we assume that this collapse is inevitable, we can still slow things down through lifestyle changes. There's no time like the present to cut out the meat and dairy, switch from almond milk to oat milk, decommission the sprinkler system, and look into water-conserving appliances.

In ten or twenty years when poor people the world over lay dead from hunger and the resulting fighting, you'll wish you did more, fought harder while you could still comfortably do so. This is your chance, ladies and gentlemen. This, right now, is the time for action. ❤️ I believe in all of you.
SW-User
Yep, when Lake Mead finally dries up it’ll be interesting to see what happens to the desert metropolises. Because they will become uninhabitable very quickly…
MarkPaul · 22-25, M
@SW-User We do need to address climate change. But, science, technology, and the human spirit will come to the rescue.
BlueVeins · 22-25
@MarkPaul we are the humans who have to come to the rescue if we wanna make it out of this. US.
MarkPaul · 22-25, M
@BlueVeins Okay, count me in. I won't let you or US down. I just don't want to live in an urban jungle. I'll try the oat milk, but I won't like it... I don't think.
I love your positivity. Wish there were more with your attitude but i have to say I've posted something similar and a lot of the comments are nothing out of the ordinary is happening. I don't think there are enough people like you who really get it.
That's scary... I agree, we shouldn't waste so much. I'm eating more vegetarian, don't have a pool (not even a kiddie pool during the hottest days) and don't shower daily if all I do is sit at the computer.
You're such a positive influence in the world.
BlueVeins · 22-25
@Doomflower no u 🥺
Jimmy2016 · 61-69, M
🤔...........No more water for Las Vegas fountains and their 50 golf courses..........
BlueVeins · 22-25
@Jimmy2016 god i wish
rrraksamam · 31-35, M
I think there's quite a few lakes and rivers which have dried up during my lifetime
MarkPaul · 22-25, M
Yeah, but I don't like oat milk and besides... it's made with... water. And, I just adjusted the sprinkler system and added an app to control it from my phone. Besides, I am responsible for maintaining the lawn around here.
MarkPaul · 22-25, M
@BlueVeins 🙄 Well, I don't want to live in a big sprawling city.
BlueVeins · 22-25
@MarkPaul I'M NOT ASKING YOU TO
MarkPaul · 22-25, M
@BlueVeins Oh... well that's great then. 🙂
FukFaceWillie · 46-50, M
Gas prices are all I care about. That’s it.
LvChris · 41-45, M
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Tastyfrzz · 61-69, M
@LvChris Santa God?!

 
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