Wedge approach to water stress

Water availability and use are inherently regional concerns. However, a global-scale approach to evaluating strategies to reduce water stress can help maximize mitigation.

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Figure 1: The impact of strategies for reducing global water stress.
Figure 2: Regional feasibility of water-stress wedges.

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Wada, Y., Gleeson, T. & Esnault, L. Wedge approach to water stress. Nature Geosci 7, 615–617 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2241

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