Robust Increases in “Atmospheric Thirst” Across Much of U.S. During Past 40 Years

[ad_1] A dry Nevada landscape. New research led by DRI scientists shows that atmospheric thirst is a persistent force in pushing Western landscapes and water supplies toward drought. Credit: Riccardo Panella, DRI Largest changes centered over Rio Grande region of Southwestern U.S. In arid Western states, the climate is growing warmer and drier, leading to […]

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