Climate change is devastating the world’s water supplies. Why aren’t we talking about it?

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Climate change is devastating the world’s water supplies. Why aren’t we talking about it?

Climate-linked droughts and water contamination are often overlooked. The private sector needs to do more to protect this precious resource. As wildfires, hurricanes and other climate-linked disasters grab headlines, an impending climate catastrophe is often ignored, one which threatens the source of life itself: water.  Increasing global temperatures lead to more extreme rainfall patterns, which means certain areas experience more frequent flooding, while others endure prolonged periods of drought. These events affect access to water as well water quality, and they can devastate critical ecosystems. In North America, for example,…

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