Study: Warming could ‘tip’ Bolivia drought

United Press International: The capital of Bolivia could face a near-term catastrophic drought, U.S. researchers studying the historical ecology of the Andes Mountains say. Research funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation suggests if temperatures rise more than 3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit above modern averages, parts of Peru and Bolivia will become a desert-like setting, an NSF release says. Scientists say the change would be disastrous for the water supply and agricultural capacity of the 2 million inhabitants of......

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