Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Article by Davis and co-authors is cited

Tue, 06/04/2019

AirUCI faculty Steve Davis and his postdocs, Yue Qin and Dan Tong, are among the co-authors on an article in the journal Nature Sustainability which finds that a combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts the world’s largest river basins — serving a fifth of the world's population — at risk.  Climate change-driven incidents, such as droughts and heat waves, are growing in frequency, duration, and intensity and increasingly could threaten access to an essential resource for agriculture, industry, humans, and livestock, not to mention native species.  The UCI-led study examines consumption patterns and suggests resilience strategies.  Read the article