Quarter Of World’s Population Experience Extreme Water Risk, New Report Says

The Guardian: Extreme water stress affects a quarter of the world’s population, say experts
“A quarter of the world’s population across 17 countries are living in regions of extremely high water stress, a measure of the level of competition over water resources, a new report reveals. Experts at the World Resources Institute (WRI) warned that increasing water stress could lead to more ‘day zeroes’ — a term that gained popularity in 2018 as Cape Town in South Africa came dangerously close to running out of water…” (Holden/Doshi, 8/6).