February 7, 2019 / 9:36 PM / 6 months ago

Breakingviews - Viewsroom: U.S. water crisis may evaporate wealth

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Overuse and climate change are sapping the Colorado river, source of a fifth of U.S. GDP and at least $1.3 trln of market value. The feds and basin states are struggling to adapt, but investors pay little heed. Plus, can India Prime Minister Modi’s budget help him win re-election?


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