India and China will suffer severe water stress by 2050, says study

Monitor: Parts of Asia are likely to suffer severe water stress by the middle of this century, according to a new study by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The study, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One, considered major developing nations – notably India and China – and modeled their water-use trajectories if no action is taken to restrain either growth or anthropogenic climate change. Under such circumstances, the researchers found that both countries had a roughly......

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