Scientists believe 1/3 of glaciers in the Himalayas - upon which billions depend for water - are doomed, even if emissions are cut dramatically. Smithsonian.com
Thursday, 20 February 2014
U.N. Focuses on Faltering Goals: Water, Sanitation, Energy
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The Jangwani slum in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, was flooded during recent heavy rain. Credit: Muhidin Issa Michuzi/IPS
When the U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reach their deadline in 2015, there will still be a critical setback: millions of people in the developing world without full access to safe drinking water, proper sanitation and electricity in their homes. Details here.