Why Fresh Water Shortages Will Cause the Next Great Global Crisis

Why Fresh Water Shortages Will Cause the Next Great Global Crisis

Although the scarcity of fresh water varies in different parts of the world, it is difficult to imagine large swaths of our world running short of this resource. But it seems a very likely possibility according to various water authorities in different countries. Changing weather patterns and the abuse of existing water sources, further contribute to a looming self-made disaster in the making. This short article gives a roundup of our present situation. A helpful interactive infographic is embedded in the article.

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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/08/how-water-shortages-lead-food-crises-conflicts