Impact of Climate Change on Water in Pakistan
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Nazam Maqbool: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics
No 2022:85, PIDE Knowledge Brief from Pakistan Institute of Development Economics
Water is the prime channel through which the impacts of climate change on the world’s ecosystems and livelihoods will be felt. Pakistan is already a water-stressed country, ranking 14 among the 17 ‘extremely high water risk’ countries. Climate change in the form of rising temperatures and extreme and less predictable weather patterns are projected to affect patterns of rainfall, snowmelt, river flows, groundwater and water quality in Pakistan. This can lead to an increase in both inter- and intra-country disputes over water sharing arrangements.
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