Water: Reason for Conflict or Catalyst for Peace? The Case of the Middle East
Source: L'Europe en Formation, 2012
Author(s): Christiane J. Fröhlich
The global freshwater resources amount to approximately 1,4 billion cubic metres. Only about 2.5 per cent of this water is sweet and drinkable ; moreover, the majority of these 2.5 per cent are difficult or impossible to reach. 69 per cent of the global sweet water resources are bound in glaciers...