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Water wars between countries possible, UK Energy Secretary

“Countries have not tended to go to war over water, but I have a fear for the world that climate instability drives political instability The pressure of that makes conflict more likely,” he said.

Climate change accelerates the instability as does population growth. One recurring water war is cities vs. agriculture. City dwellers often can’t understand why farmers use so much danged water. Um, so city dwellers can eat?

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