Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | April 5, 2007

U.S. Southwest Drought Could Be Start of New Dust Bowl

From the site: “The unprecedented drought that has gripped the southwestern United States isn’t almost over, researchers say, it may have only just begun.

That’s the consensus of all but 1 of the 19 climate models used as the basis for this week’s upcoming report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), according to a new analysis.”

Read article at National Geographic News

TPE Link – Midlatitude Desert

Image: Shrub desert of Arizona. Courtesy USGS

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