Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Mar 30, 2015 01:51 PM CDT

A research article posted in the online version of the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences", and summarized in an article on the CleanTechnica website, concludes that there is a strong link between the devastating drought in California--dubbed a megadrought--and climate change. The article is titled "Anthropogenic warming has increased drought in California", and is authored by a research team from Stanford University, led by Dr. Noah Diffenbaugh. The original article was posted on March 2nd, 2015.

The California research goes along with other findings from studies of historical droughts in the Plains and the Southwest. Those studies have ...

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