The New York Times: Mexico City, Parched and Sinking, Faces a Water Crisis

This does not bode well for anyone.

“The disconnect between local and federal officials is not unique to Mexico. Often big cities find themselves undermined by state and federal politicians catering to a different electorate, as if in the end the consequences won’t be ruinous for everyone.

“There has to be a consensus — of scientists, politicians, engineers and society — when it comes to pollution, water, climate,” Ms. Sheinbaum, the former environment minister, stressed. “We have the resources, but lack the political will.””

Full article here.


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