Factors other than climate change, main drivers of 2014/15 water shortage in southeast Brazil

Friederike E.L. Otto, Caio A.S. Coelho, Andrew King, Erin Coughlan De Perez, Yoshihide Wada, Geert Jan Van Oldenborgh, Rein Haarsma, Karsten Haustein, Peter Uhe, Maarten Van Aalst, Jose Antonio Aravequia, Waldenio Almeida, Heidi Cullen

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Abstract

Southeast Brazil experienced profound water shortages in 2014/15. Anthropogenic climate change is not found to be a major influence on the hazard, whereas increasing population and water consumption increased vulnerability.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S35-S40
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Volume96
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2015
Externally publishedYes

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