Drought Task Force: Climate Change Not To Blame ~Farm Futures

Posted on April 18, 2013 By

Despite ongoing discussion that drought is strong indicator of climate change, a federal study released this spring by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says last year’s drought was not instigated by climate change, but by a reduction in moisture coming in from the Gulf of Mexico.

The report authors point to two specific reasons why they believe the drought is not related to climate change: rapid onset and unpredictability. Read more.

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