Home » Topics » water scarcity

Worsening water scarcity due to climate change threatens 2 billion people globally

Worsening Water Scarcity to Affect 2 Billion Globally (via Climate Central) By Kieran Cooke, Climate News Network LONDON - Water scarcity is a fact of life in many parts of the world, particularly in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa. A new study says the situation could get a lot worse, with…

Enough water to double world food production: study

BRASILIA — There is enough fresh water in the world to double food production in the next decades — the problem is its inefficient use, according to a study released Monday at the World Water Congress meeting in Brazil. “There is clearly sufficient water to sustain food, energy, industrial and…