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How Hauling Icebergs Could Help Sustain the World's Thirstiest Regions | NBC News

2018-08-07 00:00:00

An engineering firm in the Middle East is moving forward with an audacious scheme that has been discussed since at least the 1970s: tow icebergs thousands of miles from Antarctica to water-starved regions, where the ice would be brought ashore and used to produce huge amounts of fresh drinking water. Nick Holschuh, researcher in Earth and space sciences at the UW, is quoted.

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