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  1. Worldwide Flood Adaptation Requirements Calculated

    12 Jan 2018- 06:30 by OOSKAnews Info POTSDAM, Germany Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flood risks across the globe. Scientists have now calculated the required increase in flood p ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 01/12/2018 - 06:30

  2. Climate Change Increases Risk of War: Study

    27 Jul 2016- 09:30 by Local Press Report POTSDAM The Independent Heatwaves, droughts and other severe weather events are increasing the risk of wars breaking out across the world, scientists say they have proved. Dr. Carl Schleussner, of the Potsdam Insti ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:30

  3. Glacial Lakes Pose Threat to Himalayan Dams

    20 Jul 2016- 09:29 by Local Press Report POTSDAM Scientific American More than one in five dams in the Himalayas are likely to experience overwhelming floods caused by the failure of rock embankments that impound glacier-fed lakes, according to the first ...

    Local Press Report - 07/20/2016 - 09:29

  4. Better Water Management Could Halve Global Food Gap by 2050

    18 Feb 2016- 08:28 by Local Press Report POTSDAM Science Daily Improved agricultural water management could halve the global food gap by 2050 and buffer some of the harmful climate change effects on crop yields. For the first time, scientists have investi ...

    Local Press Report - 02/18/2016 - 08:28

  5. Glaciers in Tien Shan Mountains Could Lose Half Their Mass by 2050: Study

    18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent POTSDAM, Germany Glaciers in the Tien Shan mountains of Central Asia have lost 27 percent their total mass over the past 50 years, according to a new study by researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute for For ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2015 - 10:06

  6. Climate Change Could Put 40 Percent More People at Risk of Water Scarcity: Study

    20 Dec 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent POTSDAM, Germany Global climate change will likely put 40 percent more people at risk of water scarcity than would have happened if the planet were not warming, according to a new study from Germany's Pot ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/20/2013 - 10:09

  7. Climate Change Will Increase Water Scarcity in Sub-Saharan Africa, Other Regions: Study

    17 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Climate change will result in less rain and more evaporation in many areas, increasing water scarcity, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new study from the Netherlands’ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2013 - 10:02