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Here's how climate change affects our ability to harness fresh water

Dry parts of the planet will become drier as climate change affects the fresh water cycle. Image: UNSPLASH/ Oleksandr Sushko

Taimoor Sohail

Postdoctoral research associate, UNSW Sydney

Jan Zika

Associate Professor, UNSW Sydney

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It’s hard to track how much rain falls on our oceans. Image: UNSPLASH/Brazil Topno

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Increased levels of evaporation are caused by rising ocean temperatures. Image: UNSPLASH/Jeremy Bezanger

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Droughts are likely to be more severe and more common in dry parts of the world. Image: UNSPLASH/ Luis Tosta
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