Gallery: Scientists Link Somalia’s Devastating 2011 Drought with Climat...


The alarming effects of climate change have been unfolding before our very eyes over the past few decades, and in some cases we’ve only recently realized it. A team of British scientists recently found that the 2011 drought in Somalia that caused tens of thousands of deaths may partially have been caused by climate change. A peer-reviewed study that will appear in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, indicates that the drought was caused both by natural weather patterns and warming due to man-made causes.

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