Wednesday, March 15, 2017

India's Looming Water Crisis

India is facing a water crisis, due to its ever-thirstier agrarianists - another argument in support of industrialization which can allow more people to earn better livelihoods while consuming less natural resources than farming allows:

https://qz.com/931878/india-is-facing-its-worst-water-crisis-in-generations/


And of course treaties like the Indus Waters Treaty are all about ensuring Pakistan's access to water, but make no effort to support India's water rights, especially as a downstream lower riparian state to rivers coming from Chinese-controlled territory.

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