Climate change may increase risk of water shortage in US by 2050: study

Xinhua: More than one third of the counties in the United States could face a "high" or "extreme" risk of water shortage due to climate change by 2050, according to a study published Wednesday. The new study, carried in the Journal of Environmental Science & Technology, also concluded that 70 percent of the more than 3,100 U.S. counties could face "some" risk of shortage of fresh water for drinking, farming and other uses. Population growth is expected to increase the demand for water for municipal......

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