Water loss over the Tibetan Plateau endangers water supply security for Asian populations

Source: Nature.com

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 18 August 2022; doi:10.1038/s41558-022-01451-0

Terrestrial water storage over the Tibetan Plateau is projected to sustain large net declines by 2060. Excess water losses in the Amu Darya and Indus basins present the most critical threats of water supply shortage in this region. These results could inform adaptation strategies under future climate change.