Rising Temperatures, Rising Risks: The Food-Energy-Water Nexus in the Persian Gulf.

@article{Alhanaee2017RisingTR,
  title={Rising Temperatures, Rising Risks: The Food-Energy-Water Nexus in the Persian Gulf.},
  author={Ghena Alhanaee and Kelly T. Sanders and Najmedin Meshkati},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2017},
  volume={51 8},
  pages={
          4117-4118
        }
}
T shared Arabian/Persian Gulf (“the Gulf”) is a lifeline for the eight countries (Iran, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Iraq) that surround it, supporting a significant fraction of their critical resource needs. This region, one of the driest in the world, receives only 20 cm per year of average rainfall. Prolonged drought and population growth (30% between 2000 and 2020) has increased the surrounding countries’ dependency on the Gulf for water, energy and… CONTINUE READING
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