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‘New climate reality’ stretches global freshwater supply

  • What percentage of the world’s population experiences severe water scarcity for at least some part of the year?

  • List the restrictions put in place in Barcelona and the local area

  • Mina Guli, chief executive of water non-profit Thirst, said, “With climate change, water is falling in ways that we can no longer capture it.” Suggest what she means by this

  • Explain why ‘water pricing’ may be a viable solution to water scarcity but is also an “extremely sensitive topic”

Richard Allaway, International School of Geneva/

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