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A historical perspective on droughts

Every time there is a drought, I am asked how the latest drought compares to the historical droughts of the 1930s and 1950s, which were terrible droughts that covered a substantial part of the US. Now there is a new popular paper which discusses the comparison between the early 21st…
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Farmers are a key part of dealing with climate change

A new IPCC report was released yesterday, and it has caused quite a stir in the international media. We know that agriculture, both crop and livestock production, can contribute to the increases in greenhouse gases in the earth’s atmosphere which will result in warming and other related changes in climate…
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