Water sector a key player in managing climate change

An Infrastructure News article.

It is time the world wakes up to the pivotal role of improved water management in achieving Paris Agreement goals, Water Policy Group consultant Anthony Slatyer says.

Managing water to reduce methane emissions
Did you know that poorly managed wastewater is estimated to produce up to around 9% of human-caused global methane emissions? Methane is a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. Better management of effluent can greatly reduce these emissions while also providing economic, health, gender equality, environmental, and human rights benefits, and it can provide clean energy recovered from wastewater.

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