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Will water become the new oil ?

Scarcity alone doesn't seem to be the reason. Poverty, inequalities in income and power contribute primarily for this fear

The Offsets Scam

In many cases, credits claimed due to deforestation were being made on the basis of preventing the felling of trees by arguing that this is enabling the protected trees to absorb extra carbon a very grey argument as most the deforestation activities on the basis of which the said credits were claimed were those related to trees that were under no threat at all. In many other cases, various other kinds of manipulations were being done in which the buyers of credit as well as credit agencies have been complicit