World Economic Forum Davos Notebook

Circle of Blue mentioned in Reuters World Economic Forum Davos Notebook: Davos 2011: More People, Fewer Resources, Big Risk.


The situation in Yemen provides a perfect illustration of the growing problem countries face when it comes to fresh water supplies. Yemen’s population is increasing – exploding really. Currently at 23 million, it’s forecast to double in the next 20 years. Thanks to drought and overconsumption, the water is running out and farmers are abandoning their land for the cities.

A nonprofit network and affiliate of the policy think tank Pacific Institute called Circle of Blue offers 19 solutions to the global freshwater crisis here.

Read the full article here.

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