Southeast Brazil experienced profound water shortages in 2014/15. Anthropogenic climate change is not found to be a major influence on the hazard, whereas increasing population and water consumption increased vulnerability.
FEL Otto, CAS Coelho, A King, E Coughlan de Perez, Y Wada, GJ van Oldenborgh, RJ Haarsma, K Haustein, P Uhe, M van Aalst, JA Aravequia, W Almeida, H Cullen. Factors other than climate change, main drivers of 2014/15 water shortage in southeast Brazil
Status: published, Journal: Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., Volume: 96, Year: 2015, First page: S35, Last page: S40, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00120.1