Once-in-a-century floods are occurring with greater frequency and severity and current responses to this trend, by insurers and governments alike, are falling short.
Due to rising temperatures, biodiversity in many areas of the seafloor will shrink over the next 80 years as less food reaches that part of the world.
No matter where people live, it makes sense to mitigate flooding in the wet times and drought in the dry times.
Water has multiple implications for human development and national security. It can have devastating effects on agriculture, drinking water, and global health.
Business must take a close look at the shared challenges related to water, such as: quality or quantity issues; failure to protect the water source, or political uncertainty.