Saturday, September 21, 2013

Chindia: Overpopulation + Drought = Looming Catastrophe

The juxtaposition of these two pictures poses a chilling predicament. What’s likely to occur when an area of the world (East Asia+India) that contains 51% of the world’s population also happens to be the most likely area other than North Africa where water shortages could become a chronic issue (second map)? Let’s hope that Asia’s leaders are feeling dryness in their throats as they consider the possibilities.

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