Water shortages affect global food, transit, security

The United Nations reported this week that the world’s glaciers are melting at “an alarming rate.” Achim Steiner, executive director of the UN Environment program, tells Agence France Presse that the shrinking glaciers could force people to change their lifestyles, their farming, even move their homes — and may increase international tensions. And, adds the US National Research Council, climate change could also adversely affect transportation.

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source: Christian Science Monitor

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