How the battle for water will reshape our world — Lester Brown


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Published on Jun 5, 2013

Thomson Reuters Foundation. By 2025, two-thirds of people worldwide are expected to face water shortages as businesses, agriculture and growing populations compete for the ever more precious commodity.

How will the battle for water reshape our world?
American environmental analyst Lester Brown — founder of the Worldwatch Institute and the Earth Policy Institute, talks about the issue with for AlertNet: trust.org/alertnet, the global humanitarian news service run by Thomson Reuters Foundation. More on www.trust.org.

The battle for water: trust.org/alertnet/news/special-coverage­/battle-for-water/
A special multimedia report explores the future of water against a backdrop of climate change, urbanisation, increased irrigation and growing demand for greener power such as hydroelectricity.

Multimedia producer: Amelia Wong
Multimedia director: Claudine Boeglin

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120
Food-Matters http://Food-Matters.TV

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