Water shortages could affect 5bn people by 2050, UN report warns

Water shortages could affect 5bn people by 2050, UN report warns. Picture: THE GUARDIAN

LONDON, 22 APRIL 2019 (THE GUARDIAN) – More than 5 billion people could suffer water shortages by 2050 due to climate change, increased demand and polluted supplies, according to a UN report on the state of the world’s water. The comprehensive annual study warns of conflict and civilisational threats unless actions are taken to reduce […]

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