If you're truly into scary things—and I'm not talking about the latest schlocky Hollywood horror film, but true fright, at least from a global resources perspective—scroll through data culled by high-end risk management consultants.
Take Maplecroft, for example. Their Global Risk Portfolio emphasizes political upheaval, human right "dilemmas," and ranks nations most at-risk due to the changing climate and water shortages. (more…)
TUPELO – One in 10 Northeast Mississippi water utilities racked up state violations last year for high water contaminant levels or failing to properly monitor and report data. It’s an improvement from the previous year when one in seven of … Continue reading →
WASHINGTON, DC, (ENS) – “While wars over water are unlikely within the next 10 years, water challenges – shortages, poor water quality, floods – will likely increase the risk of instability and state failure, exacerbate regional tensions, and distract countries … Continue reading →