Mark and Focus Vol 1 Issue 2

Mark and Focus Vol 1 Issue 2

Rescuing the Savior

By Dr. Arvind Kumar, President, India Water Foundation

Water, the elixir of life, the key to sustainable development and main bulwark against the vagaries of climate change, is in itself confronted with ‘existential’ threat in terms of water insecurity, water-stress and water scarcity in the wake of increasing depletion of aquifers due to over-exploitation, retreating glaciers, and mounting menace of pollution of surface and groundwater resources. Until the initial phase of the onset of the 21 Century there was concern about water, yet emphasis on according priority to water in national policies was lukewarm in many countries. With the process of globalization gathering momentum, emphasis on industrialization, urbanization and food production to feed the burgeoning population also started receiving priority resulting in augmentation in demand for water that is already a finite source.......more

Rescuing the Savior published in the volume-01 Issue-02 Oct 2018 of Mark and Focus magazine. (Page No. 43)