Sunday, March 09, 2003

Wired News Warns: Grim Future for World's Water

World water reserves are drying up fast and booming populations, pollution and global warming will combine to cut the average person's water supply by a third in the next 20 years, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

A report published by the U.N. on Wednesday ahead of the Third World Water Forum in Kyoto, Japan, criticized political leaders for failing to take action and, in some cases, disputing the very existence of a water crisis.

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