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Are we running out of water?

Oct 15, 2021

Despite water covering 71% of the planet’s surface, more than half the world’s population endures extreme water scarcity for at least one month a year. Current estimates predict that by 2040, up to 20 more countries could be experiencing water shortages. These statistics raise a startling question: is the Earth running out of clean water? Balsher Singh Sidhu takes a closer look at water consumption.

 

TEDEd lesson by Balsher Singh Sidhu, directed by Kozmonot Animation Studio.

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