Researchers warn of ‘unexpected implications’ as climate risks converge

This article discusses new researcher warning about unexpected climate risks.

Thomson Reuters Foundation: If India’s water-short farmers were to adopt more efficient methods of irrigation, cutting evaporation from their fields, farmers in East Africa might see less rainfall – and worsening drought – within five years, scientists warned Monday.

In a paper in Nature Sustainability, researchers from the United States, Sweden and Australia said environmental risks from human activities are becoming increasingly complex and interconnected, with far-reaching consequences for food production and livelihoods.

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