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Currently estimates show desalination plants there are 22,000 plants worldwide which produce about 142 million cubic meters (37+ Billion gallons) of fresh water per day. That has negligible impact on weather. The biggest detriment to desalination is ENERGY USE. Because Pumping water into the great Basin, The Great Basin and deserts of California are anywhere ...


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Land use patterns affect desertification in the short run. However increase in temperature along with more Carbon dioxide will Green the desert with more applicable vegetation. Right before the 8.2 kiloyear event the Sahara wasn't a desert but a grassland and tree dominant area, much like the savanna. Some simulations of global warming and increased carbon ...


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The biggest detriment to keeping deserts green is of course water. With Rainfall in the desert limited, afforestation is a tricky and potentially dangerous thing to do. China tried this for decades with afforestation efforts in planting billions of trees in Steppe regions of China and Mongolia, only to worsen because the tree's consumed to much ground water ...


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