28 July 2015
The Coming Water Catastrophes
Progess.org 26 July 2015: The greatest environmental problem is a shortage of clean water. Severe droughts in the US Southwest and other areas have already brought reductions in water for agriculture and households. The weather phenomenon El Niño now brewing in the Pacific Ocean may bring relief in 2015-2016, but the water problem is global and long-term. People throughout the world are using up clean water faster than it can be replenished. The coming water crises will not appear gradually, but will be swift catastrophes that suddenly leave...read on.