Experts urge Caribbean nations to prepare for climate change or risk fresh water scarcity

Associated Press: Experts are sounding a new alarm about the effects of climate change for parts of the Caribbean -- the depletion of already strained drinking water throughout much of the region. Rising sea levels could contaminate supplies of fresh water and changing climate patterns could result in less rain to supply reservoirs in the coming decades, scientists and officials warned at a conference in St. Lucia this week. "Inaction is not an option,' said Lystra Fletcher-Paul, Caribbean land and water officer......

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