Gallery: Computer Models for Global Warming May be Over-Estimating the ...

 

One might think that as the planet gets warmer and soil becomes more parched, droughts would become more common. However according to new research from Britain’s Centre for Ecology and Hydrology the opposite may be true. The UK team published a study in Nature this week stating that as soil becomes more parched, afternoon storms are more likely to develop, meaning that droughts are less likely to occur.

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