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Drought May Threaten Much of Globe within Decades

Author Aiguo Dai, NCAR
Source National Science Foundation (NSF)
Topic Area Drought, Global Warming, Climate Change
Geographic Area Global
The paper reports that by 2030s, dryness is likely to increase substantially across most of Western Hemisphere, along with large parts of Eurasia, Africa & Australia. Later this century, world’s most densely populated regions will be threatened with severe drought conditions. In contrast, higher-latitude regions from Alaska to Scandinavia are likely to become more moist. Click here to read more….

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