Tag Archives: Water crisis

Understanding the historical probability of drought

While there is wailing and gnashing of teeth over the current midwest drought, We have this interesting piece from the American Society of Agronomy : Droughts can severely limit crop growth, causing yearly losses of around $8 billion in the … Continue reading

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Another Climate FAIL: New Research Casts Doubt on Doomsday Himalayan Water Shortage Predictions

Barry Woods writes via email: Previously: (at Copenhagen) Prime Minister Gordon Brown said: “In 25 years the glaciers that provide water for 3/4 of a billion people will disapear entirely” Now: Himalayan Glaciers (and others) New Research Casts Doubt on … Continue reading

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