German HÖRZU Magazine Interviews Harald Köthe, Director of ICWRGC
Harald Köthe, Director of ICWRGC, was interviewed by HÖRZU’s editor Melanie Koch within the scope of a major article on the topic “Trocknet unsere Erde aus?” (Is our earth drying up?). The article appeared in the 24 September 2021 issue. In detail it is about the increasing global freshwater scarcity, its causes and possible remedial action.
Ms. Koch interviewed Mr. Köthe on the topics freshwater resources, increasing water scarcity due to a growing world population and potential water saving measures. Further issues discussed were the role of climate change and the resulting global warming on the increase in weather extremes; water shortage and migration, solutions to combat the increasing water scarcity as well as the water footprint of agricultural goods, i.e. the amount of water needed to produce these goods.