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In focus: Water

In focus: The geopolitics of water

Without water there is no life. Due to climate change, water is increasingly becoming a precious and contested commodity.

Whether it's a dispute over dams, polluted water from the extraction of raw materials or from industry and agriculture - the lack of water and the handling of this vital resource is increasingly in the spotlight in the age of the climate crisis.

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The pastor turning rain into drinking water

 

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