The salt in seawater causes issues for all types of equipment and metals, even stainless steel. If it is used and any evaporates, the remaining salt would have to be dealt with. Water absorbs heat. We don;t need to be adding any more heat to the waters of this world.
Honestly, it is being tried. Even energy from waves is being attempted to be harnessed. The scale of it all is scary enough, but to fund such endeavors is overwhelming.
The technology exist, but it is to expensive and with lobbyists in the pockets of every Tom, **** and Harry in D.C., there is no incentive. Remember, there is NO money in the cure.
What's more of a shame is that it applies to the healthcare industry more than most.
Ever drank desalinated water? Bleeech....
If we use it for anything it should be used for farming, cleaning, industrial purposes, we should save the clean water solely for drinking.
And no more lawns in the desert. They want grass they can buy astroturf.
To bad the water in the sea isn't drinkable.
I think that'd be a good idea in some aspects where not much of it is required..but imagine if every country began to use it in mass volumes?