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Future water wars

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Submitted by SantaMoniker (United States), May 11, 2015 at 07:11

I don't think its quite as bad as Pipes says, but I do expect water wars of one kind or another. Most apocalyptic prognostications never happen because people find a way t avoid them.

(BTW - more serious is the water shortage in California, which could drive millions to leave the world's 5th largest economy, with major economic impacts for the world as a whole)

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I am taken aback that anyone could find California's water woes worse than, say, Syria's.

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