Reuters: Water’s big moment risks getting lost in the weeds
Denise Young Johannes Mengel
It’s just typical. You wait almost five decades to make the case for urgent action and investment on the global stage in the world’s financial capital, and along comes a banking crisis to steal your thunder. That’s the prospect facing some 8,000 people descending on New York this week for the United Nations’ first major confab on water security since 1977.
Lower-than-normal levels of rain have reduced crop yields this year across large parts of South and Southeast Asia, affecting farmers