Water Footprint Network has been working with the BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast to help them create a new Water Footprint Calculator Footprint Calculator). Using our data, the new tool indicates how diet and lifestyles affect the amount of water you use and compares your footprint with the rest of the UK.
Fresh water will be one of the many issues discussed at the Paris Climate Conference this week. UN secretary-general Ban Ki Moon has described water as “our most critical finite resource”. He warned that unless we learn to use it wisely “we will fail to end hunger and we will open the door to a range of other ills, including drought, famine and political instability”.