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Tue Feb 27, 2018, 04:23 PM

2. 2028. UN is using 2030 as the benchmark

According to UN-endorsed projections, global demand for fresh water will exceed supply by 40% in 2030, thanks to a combination of climate change, human action and population growth.
1. São Paulo, Brazil
2. Bangalore, India
3. Beijing, China
4. Cairo, Egypt
5. Jakarta, Indonesia
6. Moscow, Russia
7. Istanbul, Turkey
8. Mexico City, Mexico
9. London, England
10. Tokyo, Japan
11. Miami, FL, USA

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-42982959

I'm going with 2025 before the sh*t really hits the fan. Just look at what's going on in Venezuela, starvation, almost universal (87%) poverty, death and crime. Different circumstances, but just hair raising to know that's in our future all around the globe as natural resources become either too polluted by human industrialization or simply consumed beyond their capacity.

Study: Venezuelans have lost more than 11 kilos on average in 2017
https://www.democraticunderground.com/110859819

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