Southwestern U.S. Faces ‘Mega-Drought’ by End of Century — TIME

The U.S. Southwest could face destructive mega-droughts unless dramatic action is taken to curb emissions of the greenhouse gases that cause climate change, according to new research. Researchers behind the study, published in the journal Science Advances, found that expected temperature increases will lead to a 70% chance of a mega-drought assuming a moderate increase…

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