Water Shortages In Central Asia: Climate Symptoms And Political Instability

Central Asia is one of the most arid regions in the world and is watered nearly entirely by one source: the Tibetan Plateau. The Amu Darya basin within the Tibetan Plateau has shown a decline of 119% in water-supply capacity, and experts predict a near-total collapse in water availability to downstream regions. Water availability has been linked to a number of clashes in the region over the past few decades, such as border clashes in 2014 and 2016.

Tunisian Youth Contributions to updating the “Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)”

So far the Tunisian Nationally Determined Contributions to the Paris agreement have not been ambitious enough to be aligned with the declared climate targets. A youth group has taken up on that to work out recommendations, considering social and economic aspects, to convince and engage politicians towards their implementation.