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1.9b people at risk from mountain water shortages

Tuesday 10 Dec 19 11:00am

The Indus is the most important and vulnerable ‘water tower’, according to the first inventory of high-altitude water sources

 A QUARTER of the world’s population is at risk of water supply problems as mountain glaciers, snow-packs and alpine lakes are run down by global heating and rising demand, according to an international study.

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