A ‘thirsty’ generative AI boom poses a growing problem for Big Tech


Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — A global rush for the next wave of generative artificial intelligence is increasing public scrutiny on an often-overlooked but critically important environmental issue: Big Tech's expanding water footprint. Tech giants, including the likes of Microsoft and Alphabet-owned Google , have recently reported a substantial upswing in their water…

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