Water scarcity ‘now bigger threat than financial crisis’

By 2030, more than half the world's population will live in high-risk areas
By Geoffrey Lean, Environment Editor
15 March 2009

Humanity is facing "water bankruptcy" as a result of a crisis even greater than the financial meltdown now destabilising the global economy, two authoritative new reports show. They add that it is already beginning to take effect, and there will be no way of bailing the earth out of water scarcity. ...


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