2015-02-12. Starved for Energy, Pakistan Braces for a Water Crisis.

posted Feb 16, 2015, 11:14 PM by Alan Gould
By Salman Masood, The New York Times. For GSS Climate Change chapter 8. Excerpt: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Energy-starved Pakistanis, their economy battered by chronic fuel and electricity shortages, may soon have to contend with a new resource crisis: major water shortages, the Pakistani government warned this week. A combination of global climate change and local waste and mismanagement have led to an alarmingly rapid depletion of Pakistan’s water supply, said the minister for water and energy, Khawaja Muhammad Asif....  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/13/world/asia/pakistan-braces-for-major-water-shortages.html.