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A Megadrought Could Be Coming Without Climate Action

The prolonged drought that California has faced these past months would be a mere drop in the bucket, compared to a megadrought that lasts multiple decades.

September 9, 2014

Chance Of ‘Megadrought’ In U.S. Southwest Now 50 Percent, Study Concludes

By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times The chance of a “megadrought” gripping the Southwest for more than 30 years has increased to 50 percent, scientists say, which means bad news for California’s already parched landscape. The odds of a 10-year drought afflicting the southwestern United States have increased to 80 percent, according to a new […]

August 29, 2014