Imagine yourself having to walk for an hour a day to get water. Sure, it’s a pretty banal example, one illustrated to primary school children to teach them not to take access to clean water for granted. But I’m sure you, like most people, do take it for granted, so I’ll use it again. Having to walk an hour a day to get water would suck.
“The European Commission plans to privatize water. Share this and sign the Right2Water initiative.” Some weeks ago, this Facebook post by a friend raised my attention. Intrigued by the notion of some sort of conspiracy, I started to do some reading. What was the issue?
Imagine a long river turning red or plenty of fish suddenly floating to the top. How to understand it? God’s anger? Not really. Tons of good fish for lunch? I would dare you to eat one of them! No, if you see that happen, see it as a clear and alarming sign of pollution announcing a disaster.