Record rainfalls due to climate change could mean an end to the deserts of Xinjiang, a study has found. Photo: Getty Images Record rainfalls due to climate change could mean an end to the deserts of Xinjiang, a study has found. Photo: Getty Images
Record rainfalls due to climate change could mean an end to the deserts of Xinjiang, a study has found. Photo: Getty Images
Xinjiang

How deadly floods in western China could threaten new Silk Road

  • Global warming is greening the deserts of Xinjiang as rising temperatures lead to doubling of rainfall over half a century, researchers say
  • Scientists warn infrastructure planning and quality standards need to be updated to prepare for ‘lots of water’

Topic |   Xinjiang
Record rainfalls due to climate change could mean an end to the deserts of Xinjiang, a study has found. Photo: Getty Images Record rainfalls due to climate change could mean an end to the deserts of Xinjiang, a study has found. Photo: Getty Images
Record rainfalls due to climate change could mean an end to the deserts of Xinjiang, a study has found. Photo: Getty Images
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