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Climate action has to include managing water

We must adopt a holistic approach that recognises that water and climate are two entities that play into each other. Flooding, for instance, is aggravated by climate change.

Water processes consume large amounts of energy, from supplying drinking water, to industrial processes and air-conditioning in buildings.

THE novel coronavirus crisis aside, we are feeling the devastating impact of climate change daily on a global scale, and this threat continues to grow at an unprecedented pace.

In January 2020, heavy flooding in Jakarta displaced over 19,000 people from the city, and Thailand grappled...

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