Water pollution, scarcity, and flooding threats require urgent global attention, report warns

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Government-backed climate risk research programme REACH highlights social impacts of water insecurity and climate change

Urgent steps to reduce the risks of water pollution, flooding, and drought are needed right across the world as part of broader measures to increase climate resilience, a major new University of Oxford-led...

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