Experts: La Niña, Climate Change Impact East African Drought

Voice of America: More than 11 million people in the Horn of Africa are confronting the worst drought in decades. Experts say the Pacific ocean phenomenon known as La Niña is partly to blame for the drought ravaging the Horn of Africa. But while the latest La Niña episode has ended, climate scientists are concerned about what the next few months will bring and the intensifying effects of a changing global climate. La Niña begins when eastern Pacific waters near the equator turn cooler than normal. A cascade......

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