Climate change ‘will cut water for farmers’: UN

Agence France-Presse: The UN food agency on Thursday warned climate change will restrict the availability of water for farming in decades to come, including in the Mediterranean region, and urged governments to take action. A report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said climate change will reduce river runoff and aquifer recharges, adding that the loss of glaciers "will eventually impact the amount of surface water available." The report said that in Asia "large areas of irrigated land that rely on......

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