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Dürre in Deutschland: Wie lange halten wir noch durch?

Deutschland trockent aus: Pflanzen vertrocknen, Flüsse haben kaum noch Wasser.

Die Wasserkrise wird zur Energiekrise

Seit Monaten hat es in Deutschland nicht mehr richtig geregnet. Die Landwirtschaft beklagt Milliardeneinbußen, Experten sehen Gefahren für Kraftwerke, Wälder und Häuser. Ein Ende der Dürre ist nicht absehbar.

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Sauberes Wasser wird knapper...weltweit gesehen

Die Wasserversorgung ist eines der wichtigsten globalen Themen.

Wasser wird mehr und mehr die strategische Ressource schlechthin darstellen.

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Unesco: 3,6 Milliarden Menschen von Wasserknappheit betroffen
Klimawandel, Bevölkerungswachstum, steigender Konsum: Viele Menschen haben nicht genügend Wasser. Betroffen ist laut Unesco neben Indien und China auch die US-Westküste.
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Cities in the face of drought

More than five billion people could suffer water shortages by 2050, as a vicious combination of climate change, increased demand and wasteful inefficiencies plunge the world’s water supply under threat. The Telegraph investigates what can be done to prevent future crises.

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Water becoming more valuable than gold

Over the past 10 years the S&P 500 Global Water index has outperformed the bellwether gold and energy indices.

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Water becoming more valuable than gold

Over the past 10 years the S&P 500 Global Water index has outperformed the bellwether gold and energy indices.

 In fact, water has become more precious than gold.

Over the past 10 years the S&P 500 Global Water index has outperformed the bellwether gold and energy indices.

In fact, water outperformed the stock market in the same period.

While the planet Earth is primarily covered in water, only 2.5% of it is fresh, and only a portion of that is drinkable. In fact, many global agencies now say human kind is in a water crisis.

The World Economic Forum names it as the number three global risk of 2014.

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that, "over 780 million people today do not have access to improved sources of drinking water, especially in Africa."

 

$50 turns ditch water into drinking water

The corporate world has weighed in as well. The chairman of Nestle, the world's largest food company, says that water is, "a human right." Of course, Nestle also sells 63 brands of water around the planet.

Wall Street has taken notice of companies tackling the issue of supplying clean water and many are fast becoming the darlings of the investing world.

H20 is a $600 billion business, but it will grow to a $1 trillion by over the next six years according to a research report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch which cites dozens of companies that it thinks should benefit from water related themes and have global exposure to the water business.

https://money.cnn.com/2014/04/24/news/water-gold-price/index.html?source=linkedin