UAE could face food and energy shortages

4 April 2017

Climate change in the UAE threatens the security of food supply and risks creating an energy demand-supply gap, a report by Emirates Wildlife Society has found.

By 2050, average temperatures in the UAE are projected to increase by 2C and humidity is likely to increase by up to 10%, according to the report by the Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF). Coastal cities are likely to be at increasing risk from sea level rise and flooding.

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