Dr. Andrew Vogel
While the Earth’s surface is 71% covered in water, that does not mean that one day all our water could be gone. The current global water crisis is not just a water crisis-it is a waterfall crisis. One wicked, terrible problem that leads to many other wicked problems, a waterfall crisis. Millions of women and young girls are taken out of work and school and instead forced to collect and gather fresh water for their families. Children are suffering from irreversible health consequences from toxic, contaminated water, an example of a health consequence is a lower IQ from lead poisoning. Government leaders are failing to support and assist their people. The same men and women who were elected to power to make a difference in our communities are the same men and women ignoring the people who need it the most.
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Grisaffi, Guiliana G., "The Waterfall Crisis" (2020). English Department: Research for Change - Wicked Problems in Our World. 18.
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