July 13, 2018 Issue

In Focus

Hell or High Water

New Delhi—Residents fill containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker on June 26, as tens of thousands suffer through a summer water shortage that is putting lives and livelihoods at risk. India’s water crisis—the result of climate change and overpopulation—has already killed three people, and it will only get worse as the country’s population climbs to an estimated 1.6 billion by 2050.
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