Ben See
+ Your AuthorsArchive @ClimateBen Ben See. Literature Teacher informing pupils of the scientific reality of the Ecological Catastrophe & urging action. See also @urgenceclimatiq & @ClimateHound Sep. 10, 2019 1 min read

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.

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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.

2019:
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The 2010s has seen catastrophic droughts.

By 2026 they could last 7 months in some regions.

Almost unthinkable.

Food waste crisis:

 https://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2018/08/22/environment/staggering-crisis-global-food-waste-rise-third-2030-study/#.XXgON6bRaNE 


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