Recent Trends, Issues and Challenges in Water Resource Development and Global Climate Change
Rao Prakash and Patil Yogesh (2016) Recent trends, issues and challenges in water resource development and global climate change. In: Reconsidering the Impact of Climate Change on Global Water Supply, Use, and Management. IGI Global, USA, pp. 1-8 (Indexed in Scopus & Thomson Reuters; ISBN13: 9781522
Posted: 16 Nov 2016
Date Written: November 10, 2016
Climate change impacts are being felt in many parts of the world and have become an issue of major concern. Tropical countries particularly those in the Asian region are at greater risk and vulnerable to the impacts of climate change as indicated by the report of IPCC. With regard to India there are several impacts forecast which could have adverse consequences on the natural resources and ecosystems of the country making them vulnerable and reducing their capacity to cope with a changing climatic regime. This introductory chapter of the book provides an insight to the recent trends, issues and challenges in water resource development in context to the global climate change.
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