Study: Future Droughts Will Be Shockers

Increasingly dry conditions across much of the globe — including the U.S. — are likely over the next 30 years, a new study predicts.

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  • Water emergency - DAWN Group
    Droughts are a part of nature, and in our part ... in the distant future but is happening right now, and goes far beyond monsoon flooding. The ...
    08/27/2016 - 4:07 am | View Link
  • Prolonged Summer Drought Leads to Fire Alert - Vineyard Gazette
    75% of Massachusetts feeling “severe drought” effects -
    08/25/2016 - 9:23 am | View Link
  • Eat millets, pay less, stay healthier, save earth - ICRISAT
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    08/24/2016 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • Future Viable Plant Palettes for Metropolitan Areas, Part 10 - American Society of Landscape Architects
    ... of the project on how often a site will be irrigated during droughts. ... installments, and stay tuned for the next post: Future Viable Plant
    08/23/2016 - 2:16 pm | View Link
  • How Australia needs to adapt to face the inevitable disruptions ... - Canberra Times
    How Australia needs to adapt to face the inevitable disruptions ... - Brisbane Times
    08/23/2016 - 11:27 am | View Link
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  • New Ecosphere Research Study Results from CONICET Described (Influence of droughts on Nothofagus pumilio forest decline across northern Patagonia,...
    According to the news editors, the research concluded: "As these dry-mesic N. pumilio sites will face more severe droughts in the 21st century, as suggested by future climate scenarios, the areas affected by forest decline would increase substantially."
    08/25/2016 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • Nebraska droughts: a study of their past chronological and spatial extent with implications for the future
    The purpose of this study was to measure the spatial and temporal dimensions of drought occurrence in Nebraska. Such interpretations were facilitated by the computer generation of 468 maps showing monthly values of drought in Nebraska, from 1931 through 1969.
    08/19/2016 - 3:37 pm | View Link
  • Study: Drought like 2000-2006 would empty Lake Powell
    Kuhn, the general manager of the Colorado River District, has been working for months on a study asking if future droughts will drop water levels in Lake Powell so low that Glen Canyon Dam won’t be able to produce hydropower or release enough water to ...
    08/4/2016 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Climate change, not population growth, plays the main role in predicting extreme droughts, study reveals
    However, according to a new study, it's climate change -- not population growth – that plays the main role in predicting future exposure to extreme droughts. Common belief states that the dominant factor determining water scarcity in the next few decades ...
    06/12/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • CO2 Increase Can Intensify Future Droughts in Tropics, Study Suggests
    AUSTIN, Texas A new study suggests that increases in atmospheric CO2 could intensify extreme droughts in tropical and subtropical regions such as Australia, the southwest and central United States, and southern Amazonia at much a faster rate than ...
    03/12/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Drought
    A drought is a period of below-average precipitation in a given region, resulting in prolonged shortages in its water supply, whether atmospheric, surface water or ...
    08/22/2016 - 3:22 am | View Website
  • U.S. Climate Has Already Changed, Study Finds, Citing Heat ...
    Declaring that the issue of human-induced climate change had “moved firmly into the present,” a major study found that water shortages, torrential ...
    08/21/2016 - 10:40 am | View Website
  • Increasing drought under global warming in observations ...
    Historical records show increased aridity over many land areas since 1950. This study looks at observations and model projections from 1923 to 2010, to test the ...
    08/13/2016 - 10:14 am | View Website
  • Climate change, not population growth, plays the main role ...
    The study published in Climatic Change: "The relative importance of climate change and population growth for exposure to future extreme droughts," looks at the future ...
    06/12/2016 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • Earth’s irregular rotation not due to melting of ice ...
    Earth’s irregular rotation not due to melting of ice sheets, but other droughts across planet: NASA study
    04/11/2016 - 3:11 pm | View Website
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