Impact of climate change on the water resources of Bulgaria
The likely effects of climate change on the water resources of Bulgaria have been investigated for 2040–2069 and 2070–2099 compared with 1961–1990.
Model results show that Bulgaria will experience a 9% decrease in precipitation and water resources by midcentury and a 13% decrease by the end of the century. However, with Bulgaria’s population projected to have declined even more significantly by the middle of the century, per capita water resources are expected to increase.
Source: Chenoweth et al., 2011. Water Resources Research 47.
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