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Water shortages must be placed on the climate-change agenda. This is why

Water shortages should be placed on the climate change agenda. Image: Photo by Simon Hurry on Unsplash

Jay Famiglietti

Executive Director, Global Institute for Water Security

José Iganacio Gallindo

Co-founder and CEO, Waterplan

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Trends in total water storage from the NASA GRACE and GRACE Follow-On Missions from 2002-2022. Red areas have lost water over the last 20 years, while blue areas have gained water.
Trends in total water storage from the NASA GRACE and GRACE Follow-On Missions from 2002-2022. Red areas have lost water over the last 20 years, while blue areas have gained water. Image: Map updated from Rodell, Famiglietti, et al. 2018 by Chandanpurkar et al, 2022

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