Pixie Chart of the week | Jaws of inconvenience

This week’s Pixie Chart of the week is a collaboration with our parent company, Cornwall Insight.

In a speech to the Waterwise Conference on 19 March, the Environment Agency’s (EA’s) Chief Executive Sir James Bevan introduced the concept of the “jaws of death” – a combination of rising population and decreasing rainfall, which is set to deliver significant water shortages from the 2040s.

But how great a concern are the jaws of death?

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