speciﬁc attention by the Union. The articles points at the serious impact which waterscarcity is likely to have in particular, though not exclusively, in Southern European countries and passes in review a number of possible options for EU wide legislation. Keywords climate change, waterscarcity
suggests that waterscarcity – found by past work to be an important inﬂ uence on armed conﬂ ict over rivers – is also an important inﬂ uence on peaceful eﬀ orts to settle river problems; river claims are more likely where water supply is lower and demand is greater, but negotiations are also generally
closer look at port cities in the wider Indian Ocean region reveals, waterscarcity and freshwater supply were issues that were as relevant for European settlers as for local populations, not to mention the crews of incoming ships, who regularly had to stock up on their supplies of fresh water.
is less t e c h n i c a l a n d e a s i e r t o g r a s p f o r t h e legal a u d i e n c e . See f o r a n i n s i g h t f u l t e c h n i c a l a c c o u n t o f the issue M. F a l k e n m a r k , WaterS'carcity - Challe>7ge. � for the Future in EDWARD H.P. BRANS (ET :11,), THE SCARCITY OF WATER