“The problem is water — a vital resource that has long been poorly managed or taken for granted in much of the world and that has rising populations driving competition for supplies.”
Pilita Clark explores and assesses new technology solutions to the world’s water crisis in The Financial Times. Our only complaint is: why doesn’t Desolenator feature?!
“Forecasters at the Met Office have predicted gusts of up to 80mph in exposed areas that could topple trees on to railways and power lines, rip roof tiles off and cause structural damage, as well as “exceptionally large waves” smashing into the western coastline.”
The Independent reports on the “weather bomb” which hit northern parts of the UK today.
“A winter storm brought rain, heavy winds and snow to the Northeast on Tuesday, prompting hundreds of flight cancellations and flooding concerns.”
Northeastern regions of the USA have been battered by floods, writes Time.
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