By now, we're all familiar with the idea of a carbon footprint -- and the fact that Americans have the largest carbon footprints in the world. But what about water? The truth is that Americans are even more wanton water-users than they are carbon emitters. To wit: Did you know that every year, Americans use three times the water as the French, even though our per capita GDP's are comparable? And it's not because the French don't bathe -- the trend holds when you compare us to almost all developed countries.
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