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Opinion: Hard decisions essential to avoid global water crisis

February 4, 2015  By Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas The Straits Times

Feb. 4, 2015, Singapore – The threat of water crises was identified as the top global risk by the World Economic Forum in its annual report. Hard political decisions to improve water and resource
management practices are essential if the world is to avoid a water
crisis, say two Singapore researchers writing for The Straits Times.

World Economic Forum (WEF) has just published its 2015 Global Risk
Report. This is the 10th year of this global perception survey. A global
risk is one that, if it occurs, would cause significant negative impact
over the next 10 years for several countries or industries.
Twenty-eight global risks were identified and grouped into economic,
environmental, geopolitical, societal and technological risks. – See
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