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World Faces Widespread ‘Chronic Or Recurrent’ Clean Water Shortages By 2050, U.N. SG Guterres Says

Associated Press: U.N. Chief Warns of Serious Clean Water Shortages by 2050
“Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday that by 2050 global demand for fresh water is projected to grow by more than 40 percent and at least a quarter of the world’s population will live in countries with a ‘chronic or recurrent’ lack of clean water. He told the Security Council that ‘strains on water access are already rising in all regions,’ noting that three-quarters of the 193 U.N. member states share rivers or lake basins with their neighbors…” (Lederer, 6/7).

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