Climate Change and the Colorado River: New Study Warns of “Megadroughts”

Nature World News: With some 30 million people relying on it, the Colorado River is a crucial American artery that, researchers warn, could shrink by nearly half its current size by 2050. However, estimates regarding the river are varied, with the low end falling at just 6 percent. For this reason, researchers at the University of Washington, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Studies and NOAA banded together to investigate and explain the reason why these discrepancies exists and summarize......

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