Q&A: Sources of Asia’s biggest rivers could disappear by 2035, what exactually will happen after? Explain.?

by admin on July 31, 2012

Question by Vortech R: Sources of Asia’s biggest rivers could disappear by 2035, what exactually will happen after? Explain.?
According to a UN climate report, the Himalayan glaciers that are the sources of Asia’s biggest rivers – Ganges, Indus, Brahmaputra, Yangtze, Mekong, Salween and Yellow – could disappear by 2035 as temperatures rise. Approximately 2.4 billion people live in the drainage basin of the Himalayan rivers. What affects will the vanishing rivers have on the climate and world?

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Answer by Emily C
Less water for agriculture
possible famine
wars over resources
more climate change

nothing good will come of this

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