The idea of safeguarding water resources is not new, but we need to go further. We need to go back in time to restore that sense of sacredness and reverence towards water that our ancestors in all cultures had developed and maintained for centuries.
Exceptional measures are needed to deal with a historic situation. And precisely the urgency to spend money for everything to restart will give greater impetus to decarbonization policies.
Some studies have found a particular concentration of greenhouse gases in the “Mare Nostrum” area, several strategies are underway to contain the social economic impact.
An approach that takes into account the close connection between water and energy would lead to significant steps forward on some of the main challenges of our times: tackling climate change, ensuring energy security and providing energy, drinking water and sanitation to the billions of people who lack these today.