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Water shortages 'a global problem'


Water shortages in many countries could eventually replace oil as the primary cause of global conflicts.

It is an argument that Steve Solomon makes in his book 'Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power and Civilization'.

Speaking from Rome, Mr Solomon told Matt Frei that the struggle for water is becoming a very big issue for more and more countries.


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