20 Feb '14, 8am

New post: Is Climate Change Causing the Epic California Drought? Yes and No

New post: Is Climate Change Causing the Epic California Drought? Yes and No

Drought has always been a part of life in the arid Southwest. “…extreme droughts have happened in the state before, and the experts say this one bears a notable resemblance to some of those, including a crippling drought in 1976 and 1977,” reports the New York Times . In light of this history, one can hardly claim that climate change suddenly caused the California drought. What we can say is that climate change is altering and exacerbating normal weather patterns around the world. In essence, climate change isn’t causing the California drought, but it is making a recovery less likely.

Full article: http://ecosalon.com/is-climate-change-causing-the-epic-ca...

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