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Dust Bowl

Dust Bowl Days: Will We Cut Carbon Pollution Fast Enough To Prevent Permanent Droughts?

May 26, 2014 by Joseph Romm

Global Warming and Drought Risk

Large parts of the Southwest are drier than they were during the 1930s Dust Bowl. And the latest science says unrestricted carbon pollution will make this a near-permanent situation post-2050 in a growing portion of this country and around the world.[read more]

Climate Change: Historic Drought Projected to Persist, Worsened by Thin Western Snowpack

February 24, 2013 by Joseph Romm

Without repeated, significant bouts of heavy snow and rain in the remaining days of winter, a large part of the country will face serious water supply shortages this spring and summer, when temperatures are hotter and average precipitation is normally low.[read more]