Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sector


Published in: 2012

Publisher:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn, Germany

Author:
Feiereisen, P., Oberkircher, L.



Content - Summary

Climate change, which is associated with global warming, changes in precipitation patterns and sea level rise, adversely affects the hydrological cycle and may cause water scarcity, droughts, floods and erosion (biophysical impacts). This factsheet contains adaptation strategies for the water sector to increase its resilience to these threats to economic growth, public health, infrastructure, social cohesion and political stability.


Bibliographic information

Feiereisen, P., Oberkircher, L. (2012). Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sector - . Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn, Germany


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