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On the U.S.-Mexico border, water shortages loom as the region races for solutions

Premiered: August 25, 2018 | 0:07:12

Population growth and climate change could in the coming years bring water shortages along the Rio Grande river, a source of drinking water and agriculture for U.S. and Mexico. “Shallow Waters,” a nine-part series by Quartz and the Texas Observer, looked at the potential impacts of water scarcity in the region. Our partners at PBS Newshour Weekend speak to Quartz’s Zoë Schlanger to learn more.

PERIL & PROMISE
THE CHALLENGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

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