Water wars: How conflicts over resources are set to rise amid climate change (WEF)

  • From erratic rainfall to severe droughts, global warming is increasing competition for water around the world, with water-related conflicts on the rise.
  • According to the WRI, more than two billion people live in countries experiencing “high” water stress.
  • Conserving forests, wetlands and watersheds, including those around cities, can help absorb rainfall, helping stem crop losses from flooding and drought.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/09/climate-change-impact-water-security-risk/

, Latin America and Caribbean Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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