Global threat to food supply as water wells dry up, warns top environment expert by John Vidal, The Observer, July 6, 2013

July 6, 2013

Lester Brown says grain harvests are already shrinking as US, India and China come close to 'peak water'

Wells are drying up and underwater tables falling so fast in the Middle East and parts of India, China and the US that food supplies are seriously threatened, one of the world's leading resource analysts has warned.