The coming Water Wars. Last 50 or 60 years all wars began and ended with ownership and control of crude oil. That’s what USA focused on in the Middle East. The next 50 years will revolve around Water. Water resources are fast depleting on earth. Climate change is melting ice caps, and also drying up water bodies. California is into its 5th consecutive year of water deprivation. Indian farmers are committing suicide by the hundreds as rains fail. Delhi-Punjab-Haryana are going to court over distribution of water. Africa is the eternal starvation region with crop failures. These are going to get worse, much worse. The powers that be will invade countries which have water reservoirs and resources. The no man’s land in the Arctic and Antarctic will become bones of contention. The million tons crude carriers will soon switch to become water carriers. Smart investors will invest in companies who have water related businesses etc etc.
The latest news is that the UAE is planning to tow a large iceberg from the Arctic and use it for supplementing its water supplies.
California is passing through a five year drought. The water situation is deteriorating slowly but surely.
We all know that farmers in India are committing suicide by the dozens every week.
The World needs massive political will to overcome the worsening water crisis.
Already there is talk of some countries running out of water.