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Iran is running out of water

27 July 2021

8:50 AM

27 July 2021

8:50 AM

It’s far from an exact science, but if you want to get a sense of where the world is heading in terms of resource scarcity then you could do worse than considering the cost of a litre of oil versus a litre of water. These days a lite oil of crude is worth around 45 US cents (33p); a litre of bottled water in the UK will generally set you back around 65p.

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