California drought link greenhouse gases, climate change

San Jose Mercury News: The stubborn high-pressure systems that block California rains are linked to the abundance of human-caused greenhouse gases that heat the oceans, according to a major paper released Monday by Stanford scientists. But two other new studies disagree -- saying there's no evidence that warming ocean waters are to blame for our drought. The dispute comes at the end of the state's official "water year," which closes Tuesday with less than 60 percent of average precipitation. California's major reservoirs......

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