How Much Water Does It Take To Make One Latte?

Submitted by: Dainty 8 years ago in

I, for one, was surprised by how much.
There are 148 comments:
Female 961
thats a bit of an exageration. Lids/cups/ect are all recycled materials at most places, annd theyre made in bulk. im sure that a sleeve of cups, a sleeve of lids, etc all is 200 liters... but really, theres so many other things we should worry about other then breaking down that--- how about people DRIVING 1 block to pick up a newspaper instead of walking, people littering, people w/o solar panels... etc etc
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Female 227
in short: dont drink lattes
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Male 260
thats misleading. You can`t say its takes 200 litres of water to make a latte. OH BY THE WAY we`re including making the container and feeding the fcuking cow. Arseholes.
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Male 123
"but... if we snack on people, that`s less lattes, and less lattes mean more water.... You`re definately onto something..."

I like the way you think.

This vid leaves me skeptical. For some reason, I can`t shake the feeling that they used numbers of the amount of water used for a whole coffee plant, a whole stack of cups and lids, the water that`s already in the milk.
Hardly breaks down to 200 liters for ONE cup of coffee in my head.

Good point though - we definitely are wasteful, but this video seems somewhat over the top.

*stretches comfortably* I`m counting the years until we finally eradicate ourselves off this planet.

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Male 552
"I lol`d at the "but we won`t run out of water!" comments. We won`t run out of people too, doesn`t mean we should start snacking on them."

but... if we snack on people, that`s less lattes, and less lattes mean more water.... You`re definately onto something...

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Female 1,436
Question: How much boredom does it take to make me fall asleep sitting up?

Answer: A 1 minute and 33 second video about how much water goes into a latte.

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Female 15,763
I lol`d at the "but we won`t run out of water!" comments. We won`t run out of people too, doesn`t mean we should start snacking on them.
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Male 1,089
wwf= animals = save the planet bs= these people dont care about africa they dont even care about r unborn and we need to fix the goverments by force in africa not throw money at them.
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Male 1,089
more coffe, less water= taste bad. and. ya u can clean a reuse water. this is bs. we rnt going to run out of water
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Male 639
Exactly Zombiemike, people here can`t see past the obvious. It costs money and fuel to produce sanitised water. If this video has done nothing else, it has shown the general ignorance of most people here.

THIS VIDEO IS NOT SUGGESTING WATER DISAPPEARS! IT IS POINTING OUT HOW MUCH CLEAN WATER IS WASTED!

Jesus, it really winds me up when people think they are above something because they don`t understand it.

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Male 552
"people who try to save water is the dumbest waste of time ever. Hello, the earth WILL NEVER RUN OUT OF WATER until our sun goes supernova in 5 million years. but go ahead and think you`re `saving the earth` in the most stupid way possible"

sure there`s a metric sh*t ton of water on the planet, but how much of it is drinkable without purification or sanitization? Not to mention getting it to certain places, plumbing and irrigation takes alot of time, money, and workers, and that`s what people are trying to preserve.

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Male 48
It`s not like we will ever run out of water.
And I think that "milk" took half the estimated amount. Does that mean that drinking milk is bad now? LOL Besides, how are you going to save on milk? Cover up grass so that cows can`t eat it? Ridiculous.
Sensationalist crap
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Male 418
people who try to save water is the dumbest waste of time ever. Hello, the earth WILL NEVER RUN OUT OF WATER until our sun goes supernova in 5 million years. but go ahead and think you`re `saving the earth` in the most stupid way possible
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Male 238

Boredx12
Female, 13-17, Europe
1000 Posts Monday, March 2, 2009 10:45:42 AM
"urr, so what?
Besides, I drink nothing but black coffee (mug of hot water + two teaspoons coffee), which cuts quite alot of water there.
A bit of a fail."

There is a big difference between a starbucks latte and a cup of instant coffee.

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Male 596
Redbull/NOS(orange)/32OZ Moster
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Male 4
Also judging from the replies made to this movie, it really makes people think, one way or another.
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Male 4
I think this movie makes its point. It is not about water, but it is saying change the way we do things, work effective. And yes actually water used per 1 latte state may be true, but in fact those amounts are used in other lattes too. E.g. plastic cup does use water in the process of making, even if it is not used directly, it is used to cool machinery, though most water is reusable there.
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Male 324
technically the amount of water on earth now will stay the same, because nothing can be created or destroyed, i learned that in 8th grade science
yay me
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Female 1,653
urr, so what?
Besides, I drink nothing but black coffee (mug of hot water + two teaspoons coffee), which cuts quite alot of water there.
A bit of a fail.
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Male 1,232
I really don`t believe it`s that big of a deal. Okay if you trace it all back a year, it might of taken 50 gallons of water, but I mean really? It doesn`t add up. And of course it`s not just throwing away 50 gallons of water, it all goes around.
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Male 759
A Latte is Milk and Espresso (concentrated shots of coffee). It doesn`t use ANY water outright. 98% of all statistics are entirely made up.
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Male 4,593
The bigger question is "So what?".

Do they think that the water just magically "dissapears" after use? Or is that just what they want US to think?

I wonder if they think that the water used in ANY process somehow vanishes into outer-space or something.

What a bunch of BullSchmidt.

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Male 240
Right, and how much water does your average forest consume? Are we supposed to be afraid that we are going to run out of water? Idiots.
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Male 599
If you include all the water that the cow ever drank, then maybe it would be as much as they are saying, but you can only do that if the cow produced no more milk in its life than just enough for one latte
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Male 3
So even if a cow drinks 100 gallons of water every day, it will produce enough milk to make more than one latte. It may take hundreds of gallons of water to make one latte, but it probably takes close to the exact same amount of water to make hundreds of lattes.
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Female 710
I don`t like lattes anyway. They`re too milky.
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Male 328
blatantly trying to manipulate people with numbers that mean nothing. its market audience must be people with an IQ below 50.
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Male 439
You know what? We should just dehydrate ourselves, i mean the human body is around 60% water. Save the planet, stop drinking!
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Female 1,082
i doubt this is true... love the pic lionheart
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Male 552
water? like out of the toilet?
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Male 330
who gives a crap?
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Male 8,300
Wow lots of experts on IAB today.

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Male 92
HAHAHAHHAHA this video is hilarious.

"200 liters of water disappears from the face of the earth..."

If that was true, we would have been screwed a long time ago.

Glad IAB posters are smart enough to pick up on the non-sense in these commercials.

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2,841
nice try, but I`d like to see a little research on all those facts
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Male 204
Unless I`m entirely wrong, water evaporates, condensates, and then it comes back to us?


And last time I checked, when it evaporated, it like...only evaporated the water molecules so no other matter is taken with it, so it`s purified and all that?

Wasn`t that supposed to be like scientific and stuff?


Or are we somehow "wasting" water...?

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Male 10,440
And where did the 200 liters go once they`ve been used to make your coffee? Hell?
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Male 4,793
that vid is retarded, it is pysically impossible to waste any form of matter, law of conservation of mass and energy proves that. even if we dump all the freshwater into the ocean and get it salty and undrinkable, it`ll eventually evaporate, and then rain fresh water. its a cycle, and one cannot waste water.
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Female 396
Utter nonsense.
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Female 761
I wonder how much water that took out my brain resulting in the mind numbing headache, these go green vids give me.
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Male 516
hi, my name`s adam. i work at a coffee shop. i love my job and i need the money... when you stop drinking coffee, people like me stop making it. so the next time you think about giving up coffee remember: baristas are people too

*the more you know*

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Male 1,091
>No, E=mc^2, not e. I suggest your knowledge of scientific formulae is invalid.

Science nazi!

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Female 528
They`re acting like when we use the water it disappears as if it is a finite resource. All the fresh water on earth is there from rainfall which is originally evaporated from the ocean. Unless you live in a drought stricken country or over-irrigation is causing the salt table to rise then this is not an important issue. I hate ads like this. They oversimplify things and cause people to be emotionally convinced rather than fully understanding an issue. We should concentrate more on recycling resources like paper and plastic
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Male 129
They forgot to mention that the milk in the latte takes up about as much water as the coffee. If they were to show the water required to make a kilogram of beef (16000liters), you`d think they want everyone to be vegetarian. But wait! To make one kg of wheat it takes 1350 liters of water... (source: http://www.waterfootprint.org/?page=file...
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Male 332
aBISS = a gay with no sense of humor
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Male 122
You know, what`s so great about this commercial is that they don`t seem to be showcasing any particular purchase or anything, what was featured was the message. I only say website name once.
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Male 8,300
> yofuzzy
> e=mc^2

No, E=mc^2, not e. I suggest your knowledge of scientific formulae is invalid.

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Female 16
SamVimes: WWF is the world wildlife foundation...
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Male 506
WWF = World Wildlife Foundation

Johnshaw86 = dumbass / ignorant hick

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Female 1,604
LOL I meant world wildlife foundation not federation.. duh me
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Female 1,604
You are joking about thinking that was wrestling right? wwf is world wildlife federation.
it is now WWE for wrestling.
If you meant it as a joke.. sorry
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Male 22
Really, I didn`t know the "World Wrestling Federation" gave two craps about water. That DOES change the way I think about everything. And all this time, I thought Wrestlers were only thinking about their images. Imagine if you will "Hulk Hogan and Randy "Macho Man" Savage, teaming up to save the world from water over-use. NBC take note. That would actually be better than what it actually is. All water gets recycled in one way or another. Boil it and you`ve made steam, which is water vapor, and it`s pure. Where do you dumb-asses think it`s going? Everything breaks down to it`s basic parts eventually, We are made of water too. And when we die, we give that water back to the earth. LOSING WATER..... I doubt it. Funny though, never looked at it that way.
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Male 612
yofuzzy
for every electron there is a positron it all balances out in the end...
so what are you saying
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Male 619
I didn`t know the WWF was into water conservation. I thought they were all about steroid-filled men hitting each other with folding chairs.
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Male 670
I suddenly want a latte now.

What?

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Male 309
e=mc^2
i render your argument invalid.
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Male 309
router, unless some matter is accelerated to escape velocity, which would then change the mass of the earth, also if when splitting an atom a positron is created which then changes to energy upon colision with a electron, changing the mass of the earth
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Male 485
loofahboy, that is the worst, most inaccurate conclusion to make from this video. But hippies do piss me off
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Male 354
Most restaurants have water running constantly to defrost food. The health department requires it.
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Male 1,036
Also, Strbucks always keeps the water running.
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Male 354
And the rest of the sugar cane can be made into sugar for other stuff and the rest of the coffee plant`s beans can go into other coffees.
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Male 3,301
So all those latte-chugging save-the-earth hippies are inadvertently destroying the environment?

AWESOME!!

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Male 162
"One cow, one sugar cane, and one coffee plant is raised for each latte."

To be fair, the cow can then be turned into yummy steaks and burgers.

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Male 354
One cow, one sugar cane, and one coffee plant is raised for each latte.
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Male 593
Do you know how much energy , water & unknown resources it took for someone to put the latte water usage info. on the net. Let me estimate the same technique they used , by pulling numbers out of my arse.
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Male 564
And also, slugs, yes, computers do take a ton of energy to produce. So do cars and other stuff. However, if they made a video showing the water and energy usage in the production of a computer or car, it would not affect the audience as much because we already know that computers and cars are pretty expensive. It`s the little things like coffee which make a bigger impact.
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Male 564
Interesting...
It`s not really coffee, itself, specifically, because compared to everything else we do, coffee is just a negligible factor in our usage of water. This video is just showing an example of how something we think is so little actually uses much more than it appears to, all the processes in the background.
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Male 357
This is way off. We aren`t talking about cups, paper, lids, all the other stuff, we`re talking about the actual latte. If you want to break it down that way, think about how much water is used to make all the computers (every little bit and piece of it, and everything associated, all the people, places, and things involved) used to make and watch that video. This type of logic is called a fallacy. In other words, it`s BS.
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Female 267
Well said jimbobsthebe.
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Male 612
1williamsg the world will weigh the same after an atomic bomb goes off,all it is doing is transferring enegry.nothing gained nothing lost matter cant dissapear. all an atomic bomb really does is get REALLY HOT really fast this causes the bomb and molecules sround the bomb to rappidly expand causing a shockwave. like i said nothing gained nothing lost
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Male 2,591
well looks like you guys have this one covered on all fronts.. i cannot add anything usefull to this conversation.
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Male 976
I`m calling a little fudging of the numbers, but there was little to no explaination on why it was over 50 gallons.
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Male 1,270
"We are drinking the same water the dinosaurs did."

Ewwwwwwwww you drink dinosaur piss???!! Ewwewwewwewwwwwwwww

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Male 325
oh yeah Bigshorty the Law of Conservation of energy/mass states that the amount of energy is constant
we dystroy mass to make a lot of energy in nuclear bombs so the earth is slightly lighter than it was before the bmb went off
also the amount of water on the earth varies with chemical reactions it is never the exact same amount from one instant to the next
it goes up and down and humans are afecting that balance with other chemical reactions that wouldn`t normally happen. even if the change is small at the moment it might get bigger and bigger as we come up with new things to try and do.

and as other people have said the hotter the overall temperture the earth is the more water is in the atmosphere which means that there is less on the earth to use our selves

so even if most of the water ends up back where it began some will not which adds up slowly but surely

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Male 639
I think this video is more to do with the energy it takes to pump and clean water. The more water we use the more water needs to be treated to satisfy the demand for it.

Even though water itself is renewable, the fuels we use to power the process aren`t.

I`m not trying to get hippie on everyone, I just wanted to clear up some of the obvious confusions people were having...

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Male 886
I guessed 5 gallons. I was off by 0. WHAT?!?!?!!?!?!?!?!?
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Male 325
to those people from before
all factories want is to make what they make for as little money as possible
so do they choose to filter evaporate and all the rest of it to sea water
or do they go for the cheaper choice of just going for water in rivers and lakes that are a lot easyer to purify with filtering and a few other things
which do you think the business making the factory is going to choose

and i am not a hippie
i just think the world should be treated with some respect so everything can keep on living with out the human race making desisions for everything on the earth
if that`s a stupid thing to think then i hate to think what other people think is sane

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Male 219
@ auburnjunky:
Nothing can do anything to our water supply?

That`s a touch misguided. Climate can do a lot to our water supply. Approx 7/10ths of the worlds population is dependant on glacier run-off in one way or another so melting of the glacial plains could cause massive issues.

Also, try justifying wastage in drought affected regions.

Finally, most waste water ends up, one way or another, in the sea. Desalination is not a cheap alternative to rational use of the limited freshwater supplies we have.

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Male 31
Even if one latte does take 200 liters of water to make, so what? The water in probobly every stage is either evaporated or diposed of or is drunk and then disposed of; in other words,it is eventualy reused in another form later on. I am not seeing what the problem is, is it wasteful, in a way, but what damage is the use of that much water?
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Male 277
big shorty got that exatly right
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Male 383
"Wait a sec. Water is one of the only things on earth that cannot be destroyed. The water that is here now, has always been here, and will always be here in some form.
Basically, they are raising our awareness on our use of water stressing the earth, when it doesn`t.

Just some more green people trying to bring change through fear. "Don`t drink your latte because it will stress the world`s water supply."

NOTHING CAN DO ANYTHING TO THE WORLD`S WATER SUPPLY!"
its not the amount of water, but good water, or drinkable water. you can only drink about .1% of the water on earth. the rest is in oceans or contaminated in some way. and we use 50 gallons of clean water to make one latte, thus using more water in a day than can be cleaned by the earth and humans.

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Male 8,300
> Bigshorty
> Let`s look at the Law of Conservation of Mass. NOTHING can be created or destroyed. And due to that one little statement, I render your argument invalid

Um, you render his argument invalid... by... agreeing with it and saying the same thing?? You are definitely a True IAB`er.

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Male 132
@White_Wolfos

india wont like that

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Male 79
" auburnjunky
Male, 30-39, Southern US
143 Posts Sunday, March 01, 2009 4:03:51 PM
Wait a sec. Water is one of the only things on earth that cannot be destroyed. The water that is here now, has always been here, and will always be here in some form.

Basically, they are raising our awareness on our use of water stressing the earth, when it doesn`t.

Just some more green people trying to bring change through fear. "Don`t drink your latte because it will stress the world`s water supply."

NOTHING CAN DO ANYTHING TO THE WORLD`S WATER SUPPLY!"

Let`s look at the Law of Conservation of Mass. NOTHING can be created or destroyed. And due to that one little statement, I render your argument invalid.

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Male 916
"We can do more using less of all our natural resources." That`s not Al Gore, that`s good business.
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Male 833
its just green people propaganda....
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Male 10,338
Wait a sec. Water is one of the only things on earth that cannot be destroyed. The water that is here now, has always been here, and will always be here in some form.

Basically, they are raising our awareness on our use of water stressing the earth, when it doesn`t.

Just some more green people trying to bring change through fear. "Don`t drink your latte because it will stress the world`s water supply."

NOTHING CAN DO ANYTHING TO THE WORLD`S WATER SUPPLY!

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Male 8,300
Wow, think how much water we would save if they used recycled water from flushed toilets instead! And it wouldn`t change the taste of the coffee one bit!

[guess who drinks tea?]

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Male 2,855
after watching this video i went for a latte and i saw a lot of arabs buying lattes, maybe its true!!!
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Male 359
I remember a time when someone would have said "The WWF is trying to save water" everyone would wonder why the wrestlers were wet before even starting the match
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Male 561
FWWF! I`m gonna have a latte in the morning and a panda burger for lunch.
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Male 2
i beleive this is a liberal statment but it is very true that we have ALOT OF JAVA but like everyone else said we just reuse water no matter what so just so yo know i am strictly a republican
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Male 1,788
I think the point they`re trying to make is that we can be more efficient in everything we do.
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Male 1,078
Jason:

You mean it`s not okay to kill people now.

:P

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Male 1,598
Change the way I think about everything...?

I suppose it`s okay to kill people now.

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Male 17,511

More irresponsible scare mongering. Sure water is consumed, But it`s also recycled endlessly. We are drinking the same water the dinosaurs did.

We will never run out of it, Through normal use.

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Male 1,764
I like this. if PETA would`ve done this, they would`ve said: "STOP DRINKING COFFEE BLAAARGH!!!". WWF, however, proposes "Hey, we don`t want you to cut on your lifestyle, we wanna make you think. How can we do this more efficiently?".

PS: what`s the big deal with saving water? I mean, it`s naturally restored, it`s never lost. We`ve been having the same amount of water for what, 2, 3 billion years? I don`t see that changing soon enough.

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Male 446
They have another video showing how much water every North American human baby uses up. It`s something like Lake Michigan.

No More Babies!

(P.S. don`t Google that)

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Female 322
Who knew it was possible to fall asleep with your eyes opened?!

And I bet I can make a cup of latte using less than 50 gallons of water.

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Male 502
No wonder I can`t afford to go to Starbucks.
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Male 167
I am absolutely sorry about the double post but...Dinosaurs are HUMONGOUS am I correct on that? okay, They drink a lot of water, they pee it out and we drink it and we pee it out :D
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Male 167
1) Okay, This is what I think. We drink it. Then we pee out the water.

2)An example, the amount of water used to make the beans, will be able to produce thousands of hundreds of lattes. Same goes for the other ingredients.

So really...unless the world only decides to buy ONE cup of latte, then it`d be a waste of water, but we are actually buying a LOT of lattes. Therefore, 500L of water for 1 coffee bean plant is distributed among thousands of hundreds of millions of kabajillions of people!

NOTE: I may be wrong on this xD just my theory...

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Male 2
I`m going to go ahead and call fake on this. Seriously 50 litres? Since Water = Diet Success and Diet Success = Happiness it means that LATTE=HAPPINESS :-)
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Male 1,078
I was guessing 2 tablespoons. I was apparently wrong.

Actually this didn`t surprise me at all, really. I`ve basically accepted that by the time I`m 70, the world will be screwed. But I won`t be around to see the apocalyptic meltdown that follows it. So be it, convenience is more fun. Sorry, kids!

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Male 29
I feel like I pee 50 gallons when I have a latte.
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Male 502
No wonder I can`t afford to go to Starbucks.
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Male 1,039
What a stupid video.

Earth`s water runs in a cycle. It`s not like oil, coal, etc. It`s not something we`re just going to "USE UP".

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Male 166
it seems like they are saying that all the water that goes into making coffee for an entire day just goes into one latte. maybe if they made it proportional....
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Female 1,142
Anyone notice how much of that went to the cows?

The solution seems simple now, doesn`t it?

Kill all cows = Happy Earth.

Yaaay scare tactics!

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Male 2,440
Environmental extremists will constantly be saying we`re ruining the planet. And you know what? SO BE IT. I`d rather create some garbage and live a good life than live in the woods, freezing my @$$ off just to save some trees, water, and... I dunno, some retarded animal.

Don`t get me wrong. I love the planet, but the last thing we need are more environmentalists jacking off the Al Gore`s "Truth."

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Male 7,933
"I love the comments."

IAB certainly has the best comments on the internet

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Male 480
I see a bunch of roostery douchbaags in the comments

1. the statement made in this video is highly debatable, so, unless you have seen the whole process of a cup of latte being made, you cant say for sure that it really is going to take exactly 200 litres to make one latte.
2. propaganda

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Male 488
2316 hits, 2300 of those people believe it. 16 people including me dont
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Male 2,148
I`ll go ahead and post a serious comment... notice this video doesn`t show how exactly that water is used. Think about water power for a second. They harness water to create energy, but the water suppply isn`t affected at all. The same can go for much of this water. Plus, the rest is recycled anyway.
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Female 313
You all made me laugh today. Thank you :D
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Female 313
I love the comments.
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Male 36
I for one am doing my part, I vow to piss out a vast portion of the coffee I drink every morning
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Male 2,855
did you know in the making of this film 434,901 idiots believed it?
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Male 108
Hmm... I had no idea that the Earth was running out of water. Oh, yeah, THAT`S IMPOSSIBLE!!!! IT`S CALLED THE WATER CYCLE!!! It`s not like after all the processing the water just disappears!
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Male 1,108
Don`t forget 1Bn Gallons of the tears of hippies.
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Male 506
And there`s me thinking that water was a RENEWABLE INCREDIBLY ABUNDANT SOURCE OF WHICH EARTH IS MORE THAN 70% OF.
Clearly I was wrong.
It takes like 50,000 gallons to make a car, big deal.
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Male 471
Bottom line, you aren`t allowed to enjoy ANYTHING because it hurts the precious earth.

CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK AND STOP ENJOYING LIFE

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Male 309
not pictured: all the water "used" in the making of that latte falling from the sky as rain again a week later.
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Male 23
To the people like 1williamsg:
Ever stopped to think that water tends to evaporate while salt doesn`t? No matter how much water ends up in oceans, it evaporates in the sky, falls out on dry land in raindrops then emerges as rivers and springs.

This is the water cycle which I was taught when I was, what, about 8 years old. It`s the sole reason there is still fresh water on Earth.

The bottom line: don`t fall to that brainwashing.

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Male 1,108
I for one really am concerned about my carbon foot print. Graphite shoes make a horrible mess of cream carpets. :0)
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Male 5,314
it takes 10000000000000000000000000000000000000300000000000000000002900000000000 gallons of water to run the internet for 1 hour. did you know that.
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Male 1,182
williamsg seawater certainly isnt useless.

have you ever heard of desalinization

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Male 166
What about the PEOPLE! The people who invented lattes, who farmed the coffee, who work in the coffee shop, the driver who brought the deliveries to the coffee shop, the construction workers who built it - THESE WERE ALL PEOPLE WHO WERE MOSTLY WATER! Furthermore, they had parents and grandparents and great grandparents going back to when the fish grew legs and came out of the ocean - WHICH IS WATER! AAAAAAGHGGHGGHGHGH!

Mother-fornicating-hippies, please go somewhere and die quietly, would you?

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Male 308
yes. but alot of that is recycled water. :D
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Male 432
It would be nice if they cited statistics and perhaps specified how to reduce water and energy consumption instead of merely leaving it at "we can". Also, at one point, they substituted "carbon" where it should have said "carbon dioxide". Each time someone does that, I want to punch them. If you are going to talk about junk science, at least make yourself SOUND like you know what you`re talking about.

I feel my intelligence has been insulted by this video. Vague. Unscientific. Watered-down milk-toast for the general population.

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Male 254
i had 2 cappuccinos this morning, as well as a double espresso yesterday, and a triple the day before.

take that, environment.

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Male 325
i agree the earth has a lot of water but 98% is sea water that is useless for any manufactoring plant
the other 2% which is fresh water which we could dirink 90% is in the poar icecaps (but for how long intill it become part of the salt water?)
10% is ungerground and hard to reach (but still reachable at a cost which people don`t want to pay)
all that`s left is in the streams and rivers and that is all being used for everything
the factories use that water and people use that water so even if the earth has a lot of water on it only a small portion is available at anyone time to use for anything
yes we are wasting water and we don`t really need to waste this water but as a race we do because every onr is selfish because that is what being human means but we shouldn`t be but we are stuck like it but we still need to change so we can continue living like we want but not destroying everything at the same time
ok rant over
(number may not be fully accurate but they are
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Male 548
addler, you`re dumb
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Male 60
WHO CARES if we use water, its is impossible to get rid of water unless we send it into space, why does it matter if we use water it turns back into water retards
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Female 531
well if they are going to use such scare tactics they might as well go all out and show how much water it takes to make the espresso machine work too, and how much hydroelectricity it takes to work the grinder and so on and so forth. Everything takes water if you want to be technical. maybe the damn hippies should stop showering... oh wait... too late...
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Male 1,002
"im not changing the way i think untill it becomes really really necissary"

Once it gets to that point, it`ll be too late and you`ll be wearing a gas mask every time you go outside. Are you honestly saying that you`d prefer that to cutting back a little on your water use?

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Male 1,788
That was cool.
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Male 1,002
"water is reusable. this is pointless."

You`re completely missing the point. Nobody with a functioning brain is saying that we`re going to run out of water; they`re saying that we`re going to run out of usable water. The more polluted water gets, the more energy it takes to filter it. Filtering water on a large enough scale and to get it to a drinkable level is very difficult, and not very cost effective with our current level of technology.

That isn`t even bringing up the issue of keeping water clean enough to sustain life in the oceans and lakes, but I`m not going to go into it, as there`s no way it would fit within the 1000 character limit on IAB.

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Male 697
im guessing the water gone into making the lid and whatnot made millions of lids?
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Male 776
paper = trees are farmed

water = theres a $#!% load more of it than they think there is

im not changing the way i think untill it becomes really really necissary

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Male 612
when you burn something such as gasoline the combustion process makes more water.
why stop at coffee how about all the water it takes for one human being per day, the earth has so much water it falls from the sky.
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Male 620
uh.

Wow...
are people really that stupid these days?

on a side note, trees are farmed.

If you want more trees, waste more paper.

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Male 2,388
tits or GTFO
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Male 2,720
K I just put the plans for my cappuccino toilet on hold.
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Male 1,244
Water regenerates... WTF!?
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Male 1,526
haha, jupp water doesn`t disappear
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Male 907
"water is reusable. this is pointless. "

QFT.

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Male 650
water is reusable. this is pointless.
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Female 1,269
ok...
still bored ^^
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