Dual Threats: Water Scarcity and Rising Sea Levels in Egypt

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy

Author(s): Eliora Goodman

Original Link: https://timep.org/explainers/dual-threats-water-scarcity-and-rising-sea-levels-in-egypt/

The impacts of climate change are increasingly evident with each year: hotter weather, higher sea levels, deadlier storms—reminders of the existential nature of the climate crisis. As global temperatures rise, spurred on by human activity, an environmental crisis has emerged with severe repercussions across the Middle East and North Africa. 

Egypt is an important case study for climate change vulnerabilities. 

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