Google has been sponsoring a project they call SOLVE FOR X. They describe it as; “A forum to encourage and amplify technology-based moonshot thinking and collaboration.”
One of the efforts that caught my attention has been an effort to radically improve desalination technology. I think they may be onto something world-changing.
This technology should be the last nail in the coffin for the watergrab. But don't expect that. There's more at stake here than just water – there's $15,000,000,000.00