2030, the coming global water crisis

The Atlantic published an article under this title that points to another inconvenient truth: between the growing needs of an increasing population and climate change, water will soon come in short supply.

To the first U.S. Intelligence Community Assessment of Global Water Security :by 2030 humanity’s annual global water requirements will exceed current sustainable water supplies by forty percent.

” Absent major policy interventions, water insecurity will generate widespread social and political instability and could even contribute to state failure.. It’s time to save the precious liquid.

By Edouard

Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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