We must wake up to the world’s water crisis

  • 30.10.2022
  • The Hill

11 of the 20 most water-scarce countries are in the Middle East, where conflicts over resources extend across borders, impacting everything from the price of oil to immigration. Water scarcity is creating power struggles that threaten global security for all of us.

Climate change is certainly partly to blame for the water crisis. But poor water management, economic strife, supply-chain crises and global inflation combine to make a bad situation worse.