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Water shortage: Switzerland’s blue gold is under pressure

Around the world, conflicts are breaking out over water shortages. This precious resource has always flowed abundantly in Switzerland. Now, frequent droughts and high demand are increasing tensions and calls for regulation. Because, says CHy President Bettina Schaefli, if we don't know how much water we really consume, how do we change our behaviour in response to climate change?

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