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  • By 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population may face water shortages

  • There is plastic in our tap water 

  • Climate change is causing serious floods and droughts


Water and global change: See whats happening and what is causing the changes

Seas and rivers are being flooded with millions of tons of plastic waste: and it's getting into our tap water

Water shortages: information from WWF

A world without water - The Financial Times: The first in a series from the Financial Times examining the threat of water scarcity.

Charting Our Water Future: Economic frameworks to inform decision-making - 2030 Water Resources Group: A report from the 2030 Water Resources Group, a group of private and social sector organisations, providing information on a range of different measures to tackle water scarcity.

Safeguarding Europe's water resources: CDP Policy Briefing 2014 - CDP: An analysis of the water impacts of 70 European companies by CDP, an international not-for-profit organisation providing a system to measure, disclose, manage and share environmental information.

Water and Energy Efficiency - United Nations Environment Programme: A brief outlining the approach taken by the UNEP to tackle water scarcity by increasing water efficiency.

Ian Simm, CEO of Impax Asset Management, explains why now is a good time to invest in water stocks.