Water Scarcity: Population Growth Trumps Climate Change

August 1, 2016 • Daily Email Recap

When It Comes to Water Scarcity, Population Growth Trumps Climate Change
One of the findings of the Worldwatch Institute’s Family Planning and Environmental Sustainability Assessment (FPESA) suggests it’s not accurate to claim that climate change is at the root of growing water scarcity around the world. Based on the best recent scientific evidence we could find, another major global trend – the ongoing growth of human population – has a greater impact on water availability than climate change does.

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