Water, Climate Change, and the Middle East

The Middle East will be particularly affected by climate change. Two thoughts come to mind: 1) that data will be ever more important in adapting to and mitigating the impacts of climate change, and 2) regional cooperation and data sharing will be all the more important. Related to the first point, check out this recent publication by the Europeans: http://www.eea.europa.eu/highlights/climate-change-what-do-models?&utm_campaign=climate-change-what-do-models&utm_medium=email&utm_source=EEASubscriptions On the second, check out this Africa Development Bank summary of the potential for regional cooperation: http://www.afdb.org/fileadmin/uploads/afdb/Documents/Project-and-Operations/Unlocking%20North%20Africa%20RI%20ENG%20FINAL.pdf