Drought and Water, War and Peace

Part 2 of 4

Water security is not an idle curiosity and it may be the leading edge of the climate crisis for many people. Without water civilization degrades rapidly. This article from the Washington Post documents how one Indian city of more than 9 million people, Chennai, is grappling with the problem in real time. Three other Indian cities are on the cusp of a similar situation.

Perhaps the first thing to consider about the impending, actually unfolding, global water emergency, is that we’ve been here before. Not you and me, but the human race…