Climate change, water and future cooperation and development in the Euphrates-Tigris basin

Fecha de publicación:
11/2021
Autor:
André Mueller, Adrien Detges, Benjamin Pohl, Michelle Helene Reuter, Luca Rochowski, Jan Volkholz, and Eckart Woertz
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CASCADES Report November 2021

This study examines future impacts of climate change on water resources and the ensuing economic and political challenges in the Euphrates-Tigris basin shared by the countries of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey. The study focuses on three different risks that are affected through climate-related water challenges: (1) livelihoods and food security, (2) political stability and violence, and (3) interstate conflict and cooperation.