Dust Bowl Days: Will We Cut Carbon Pollution Fast Enough To Prevent Permanent Droughts?

ThinkProgress: Large parts of the Southwest are drier than they were during the 1930s Dust Bowl. And the latest science says unrestricted carbon pollution will make this a near-permanent situation post-2050 in a growing portion of this country and around the world - for a thousand years or more! Earlier this month, the U.S. Drought Monitor warned that "devastatingly dry, dusty, windy conditions on the southern Great Plains fueled concerns of a 'New Dust Bowl`.” The epicenter of the 1930s Dust Bowl was where Kansas,......

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