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Food must be imported and water use tightly regulated to protect dwindling supply, a leading groundwater expert has warned
China needs to reduce food production on its dry northern plains or aquifers will diminish to a "dire" level in 30 years, one the country's leading groundwater experts has warned.
"The government must adopt a new policy to reduce water consumption," Zheng told the Guardian. "The main thing is to reduce demand. We have relied too much on engineering projects, but the government realises this is not a long-term solution."
Originally posted by PurpleDog UK
reply to post by Vitchilo
Good to highlight this because this is a real threat to world security !!
China has been, i'm sure you are aware been buying up 'resources' commodities all over the world from India, Australia, South America, Africa etc and has been in effect planning for the future....we in the west are behind the curve and a NEED for water will become a serious threat for all..