Water Security

From Australia’s millennium drought, to Spanish importations of shipments of water, to half of India under high water stress or worse, to China, to Mesopotamia, to south-eastern Brazil and to California: whether you believe in climate change or not, whether you assert that it is man-made or not, water scarcity is REAL and it is here and it is likely to get worse before it gets better. And the solution may (or may not) lie in a centralised global imperative to understand the situation and act appropriately. The Lisbon Charter, an agreement between 85 nations, “is aimed at providing a framework for governments to better understand their specific challenges and make informed decisions on water policy and regulation”.

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