Two-thirds of the world’s population will face a lack of water in less than 20 years, if current trends in climate change, population growth, rural to urban migration and consumption continue, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro warned today.
Worth noting that, given climate change commitment, only three of those four, involving the demand side of water, are actionable on a 20-year time scale. We’d better get on it.
(h/t David Zetland, whose answer of course, is markets!)
Perhaps you remember the crap that Al Gore caught for pointing out that if the Himalayan glaciers go India is SOL?
But I thought Al Gore was fat and flew places in jets . . . therefore, how could he ever be right about anything?