From Carl’s Climate Letter #886 dated April 4, 2017.
Groundwater depletion will soon affect supplies and prices of food around the globe. Irreplaceable groundwater now supplies global agriculture with 43% of its crop irrigation needs, simultaneously reducing its ability to meet future emergency needs in times of drought, which is sure to intensify in many places. This post discusses the problem as revealed by a new study.
Read the Climate News Network story referenced by Carl’s Climate Letter HERE.