Water is a resource that all living things need to survive and grow, but it is not evenly distributed worldwide. The low-income countries and communities have less surface water, less groundwater, and more people living on less land.
Recently, large areas of the globe have experienced unprecedented heat waves, which have contributed to existing droughts. The US has seen particularly high temperatures over the past few decades, with both frequency and duration increasing year by year.
Energy is critical to every aspect of life. It opens the door to socioeconomic and economic growth, both at the individual level and across entire nations. However, disparities in energy access result in an uneven global response to climate change. The solution? Energy equity.