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.

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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