Future Water Security in a Changing Environment

Human and Environmental Security Issues
Future Water Security in a Changing Environment

Effects related to water stress impacts 44 percent of the population in the world. By 2025 global freshwater stress will have accelerated further in a substantial manner due to increased population and water use, especially in regions as the north of Africa and the Middle East. By 2050, approximately 5 billion people will have felt the effects related to freshwater scarcity.

Factsheets contained in this paper provide current data on: Global Water Security;Water and Climate Change; Water and Sanitation;Status of Women and Children vis-à-vis safe drinking water scarcity in developing countries; Water and Cities and; the impact of Climate Change on water and CO2 increase.



Publication year: