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The Himalayan Climate and Water Atlas

The Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) is a crucially important region for South Asia and China. These mountains are the ‘Water Towers of Asia’, providing water to 1.3 billion people. However, the warming trend in the HKH is higher than the global average – a cause for grave concern. There is no other place in the world where so many people are being affected by climate change so rapidly.

Year: 2015

Tags: mountains South Asia

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