31.12.2010 - Natural Sciences Sector

Building a 2nd Generation of New World Water Scenarios

Insight paper from Third World Water Development Report

By Joseph Alcamo and Gilberto Gallopin, 2009

This insight report describes what scenarios are and how they contribute to decision-making, reviewing the basic elements of the “scenario approach” as it applies to world water futures. It points out the weaknesses of current scenarios and argues for a new family of global water scenarios, suggesting new content and a global audience.  

Access the paper online [PDF 400 KB].

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