27.02.2009 - Water 'more important than oil' businesses told
From Guardian: Dwindling water supplies are a greater risk to businesses than oil running out, a report for investors has warned. Among the industries most at risk are high-tech companies and agriculture, which uses 70% of global freshwater, says the study, commissioned by the powerful CERES group, whose members have $7tln under management. Other high-risk sectors are beverages, clothing, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, forest products, and metals and mining, it says..... Full Article: Source