Climate change: drought benchmark is flawed – study

Agence France-Presse: A scientific method used in a landmark UN report that said warming was intensifying global drought is badly flawed, a study published on Wednesday said. Contrary to what the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggested in 2007, there is little evidence that global droughts have become longer or more extreme in recent decades, it said. But, it cautioned, some regions have experienced more droughts and others less so. Published in the journal Nature, the study takes aim......

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