Liz Agbor-Tabi & Lauren Sorkin ~ Blue Is The New Black: Improving Water Management Yields Multiple Resilience Benefits

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waterFebr. 2015. The 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos identified water crises – flood, drought, and pollution – as the risk with the largest expected impact over the next 10 years in its 2015 Global Risks report. The report posits that over 50 percent of the planet’s water is already diverted for human use, and that number is rising. Competition for scarce, clean water creates conflicts across the world, in cities from Durban to Los Angeles to Mexico City. Effective water management to confront clean water scarcity is a major concern for most cities.

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