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World Bank: “Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries”

Digging_irrigation_channels,_Palmyra,_SyriaThe World Bank has just released a new report titled “Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries,” which “draws on extensive regional knowledge and expertise for a comprehensive analysis of the potential impact of climate change” in Arab countries. According to the Bank:

The consequences of the global phenomenon of climate change are especially acute in the Arab world.  While the region has been adapting to changes in rainfall and temperature for thousands of years, the speed with which the climate is now changing has, in many cases, outstripped traditional coping mechanisms.

You can download the full report here.


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