Forget big oil and big energy – on the driest continent, water is the new black | Gabrielle Chan

The Guardian | Dec 7, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • I’m starting to think that after living on a farm for 25 years, I might now learn the art of agriculture at the age of 54.
  • A 2016 World Bank report predicted: “Water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could cost some regions up to 6% of their GDP, spur migration, and spark conflict”.
  • The Murray-Darling Basin Authority, the key public regulator in the system, supports basin state governments to implement the Murray–Darling Basin plan and is in charge of compliance.