Climate Change and its Effects on Water Resources

Issues of National and Global Security
series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security

National and global security can be assessed in many ways but one underlying factor for all humanity is access to reliable sources of water for drinking, sanitation, food production and manufacturing industry. In many parts of the world, population growth and an escalating demand for water already threaten the sustainable management of available water supplies. Global warming, climate change …