Tuesday, December 17, 2013

It Doesn?t Take Much Global Warming To Drive Global Water Scarcity Way Up

Relative change in water resources at 2?C of warming compared to present day. Color is percent change, color saturation is degree of agreement between models. (See below at right.)CREDIT: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact ResearchAccording to new modeling by German researchers, global warming of just 2.7 degrees Celsius would inflict a ?severe decrease in water resources? on 15 percent of the global population.What?s especially significant is ...

Relative change in water resources at 2?C of warming compared to present day. Color is percent change, color saturation is degree of agreement between models. (See below at right.)

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/12/17/3076101/global-warming-wat