The rising threat of water shortage is a national as well as a global issue. In the UK, how to avoid a “water crisis” is frequently discussed, a recent article by the BBC can be read here. The worldwide water situation is analysed on the UN’s website where it has been estimated that the number of people who currently suffer from water scarcity will rise from 700 million to 1.8 billion by 2025.
Alex Bell is a leading commentator and consultant on the future geopolitical, economic and social impact of water shortages. As the issue becomes a more vital and pressing matter for political and economic agendas, Alex’s predictions for the implications of the world’s struggling water supply are ever relevant. Watch a video of Alex here.