Drier in dry areas, wetter in already wet areas. This just about sums up the future water supply situation in India at the end of the century. In areas that are already experiencing water shortages, adaptation to climate change is very important for sustainable development and combatting poverty.
Rajasthan is an area in the northern part of India that is currently experiencing water shortages. Researchers from the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, have – together with Indian researchers – studied how a change in climate can affect supplies of water. >> More