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New Study Shows Climate Change Leads to Extreme Drought in U.S. Southwest

April 6, 2007

News thumbnail of desert landscape The Southwest region of the United States will dry significantly as a result of climate change in coming decades, leading to a need for allocation of water resources and perhaps changing the course of regional development. The transition to a more arid climate is likely already underway. Full Story

Columbia University, The Earth Institute

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