Evaporating Asset: Water Scarcity and Innovations for the Future

Jan 1, 2014
The World Economic Forum has identified "water crises" as one of the top ten issues of greatest concern to the global economy in 2014. What is causing these crises and how do we address them? Through research supported by the Rockefeller Foundation in 2014, SustainAbility explored the challenges faced by freshwater and freshwater ecosystems globally due to growing sectoral competition -- between agricultural, industrial and municipal users -- for limited water. This paper illuminates some of the most innovative approaches to protect, preserve and replenish freshwater ecosystems.


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