Cape Town drought is a global harbinger, says NASA scientist

Factors like population growth, income inequality and climate change have exacerbated water related issues around the world. Abuse and depletion of the natural resource has led to instability and violence in places like Iran, Syria and Bangladesh as well as crises in the U.S. Jay Famiglietti, NASA’s senior water scientist, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Los Angeles to identify global patterns.


(Source: PBS NewsHour, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44CLRTUzSnU)