@nomand please don't scaremonger by editorializing, the article does not say that rainwater is unsafe to drink now.

It does say that the buildup indicates a passing of a 'planetary boundary'. I think it means that there are so many PFAS in the ecosystem they are cycling around in a way they didn't use to.

Not a good thing by any means, but nowhere does this say that you can't consume rainwater anymore.


@mibzman @nomand That honestly might be *less* bad than the reality.

> "transgressing one or more planetary boundaries may be deleterious or even catastrophic due to the risk of crossing thresholds that will trigger non-linear, abrupt environmental change within continental-scale to planetary-scale systems." (nature.com/articles/461472a)

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