Sunday, July 3, 2016

Watching water

A quote from 'Laudato Si', encyclical letter of Pope Francis on care for our common home.

Greater scarcity of water will lead to an increase in the cost of food and the various products which depend on its use.

Some studies warn that that an acute water shortage may occur within a few decades unless urgent action is taken.

The environmental repercussions could affect billions of people; it is also conceivable that the control of water by large multinational businesses may become a source of conflict in this century. [31]

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