Climate change threatens terrestrial water storage over the Tibetan Plateau


Nature Climate Change, Published online: 15 August 2022; doi:10.1038/s41558-022-01443-0

The Tibetan Plateau is an important source region of freshwater for large parts of Asia’s population. Here the authors quantify past and future terrestrial water-storage changes and find a large net loss in this region, with the Amu Darya and Indus basins as the most vulnerable hotspots.