700 million people are set to be displaced between 2020 and 2029 due to global food and water crises.
Only a total re-imagining of political and economic systems will suffice if vast misery is to be avoided.
700 million at risk of being displaced by intense water scarcity by 2030.
Over 2 billion people are compelled to drink unsafe water.
Over 4.5 billion without safely managed sanitation services.
Ecosystems on which life itself is based are all at risk. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/world-leaders-sound-alarm-over-global-water-crisis/ …
Food and water crises have been unfolding for decades, with billions suffering.
2 billion suffer the misery of hunger and malnutrition today.
4 billion set to be living in severely water stressed areas by 2029.
If we hit 1.5°C by 2026, a billion displaced by the end of the decade seems likely given the hugely increased risk of global crop failures.
The 2010s has seen catastrophic droughts.
By 2026 they could last 7 months in some regions.
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