04 Sep '12, 4pm

Q. and A.: Climate Change and the Monsoon: In decades to come, global warming is likely to result in heavier bur...

Q. and A.: Climate Change and the Monsoon: In decades to come, global warming is likely to result in heavier bur...

Associated Press People made their way across the street street during a monsoon in Mumbai. As I report today in The Times, the South Asian monsoon is critical to sustaining plants, animals and 1.6 billion people on the subcontinent. When it brings too little rain between June and October, shortages of food and drinking water can develop. When its bounty is too great, floods can displace millions and cause hundreds of deaths. Scientists who have devoted their careers to studying the monsoon and predicting its dimensions say that the prognostications can be incredibly difficult. Adding to the complexity is global warming, which could potentially cause monsoon patterns to change. But in a recent paper in Nature Climate Change, researchers write that they are beginning to understand more about the systems driving the monsoon and that they hope to improve their projections in ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/04/q-and-a-climate...

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